Vinnie Hinostroza

Henri Jokiharju practices with Sabres; Vinnie Hinostroza expected to return

BUFFALO – Shortly before Wednesday’s practice, Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju was on the KeyBank Center ice skating in a gold jersey and tinted visor. When the session began, he stayed out, participating in a non-contact role. Jokiharju’s first practice since suffering an upper-body injury Oct. 20 is simply...
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Buffalo Sabres Re-sign Vinnie Hinostroza

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Vinnie Hinostroza to a one-year contract worth $1.7 million, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. Hinostroza, 28, recorded 25 points (13-12) in 62 games in his first season with the Sabres. Two of his goals were game-winning tallies. He averaged 13:52 ice time per game and recorded 92 shots and 154 shot attempts.
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Sabres re-sign Vinnie Hinostroza, bring back Malcolm Subban

The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday re-signed winger Vinnie Hinostroza to a one-year, $1.7 million contract and agreed to terms with goalie Malcolm Subban on a one-year, two-way deal worth $850,000 in the NHL. Both players could’ve become unrestricted free agents Wednesday. Hinostroza, 28, compiled 13 goals, 25 points and...

Sabres keep winger Vinnie Hinostroza on one-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sabres will have winger Vinnie Hinostroza for another season, with Buffalo signing the 28-year-old to a one-year contract on Tuesday. The 5-foot 10-inch, 177 pound forward will receive $1.7 million next year in Buffalo. He had 13 goals and 12 assists for the Sabres in 62...
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Sabres sign winger Vinnie Hinostroza to one-year, $1.7 million contract

An important leader in the Sabres' dressing room is returning to Buffalo for another season. Winger Vinnie Hinostroza, 28, signed a one-year, $1.7 million contract with the Sabres on the eve of free agency Tuesday. Hinostroza totaled 13 goals and 25 points in 62 games last season. He proved to...

2022 Player Report Card: Vinnie Hinostroza

Our Buffalo Sabres 2022 player report cards continue today with a look at forward Vinnie Hinostroza. Contract Status: one-year 2021-22 ($1,050,000) UFA in 2022. Vinnie Hinostroza is one of those less-noticed players that don’t get a lot of attention but quietly do their jobs, occasionally making big plays. The Buffalo Sabres signed the veteran forward to a one-year deal at the start of the past season, looking to see if he could prove himself. Hinostroza did much better than his previous season with the Chicago Blackhawks, where he netted just four goals, eight assists and only 12 total points.
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Buffalo Sabres Player 2021-22 Season Report Card: Vinnie Hinostroza

Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams had one of the toughest jobs in the 2021 offseason. He was tasked with turning a fumbling franchise around with almost nothing besides prospects. At that time he needed to fill a few holes in his team’s forward group and one of those was with journeyman Vinnie Hinostroza. He had just come off of a short stint in Chicago and Florida that didn’t yield much in terms of production, so he signed with the Sabres for $1.05 million for one year in order to get some key ice time and get his game back up to speed.
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Sabres' Vinnie Hinostroza: Good to go

Hinostroza is back with the team ahead of Thursday's matchup with Boston after missing Monday's practice due to a personal matter, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports. Hinostroza will presumably slot into a bottom-six role against the Bruins. He's notched 13 goals and 25 points through 60 contests...
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Sabres' Vinnie Hinostroza: Attending to family matter

Hinostroza was not at practice Monday while dealing with a personal matter, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. The team didn't provide an immediate update on whether Hinosrtoza's absence will impact his availability against the Bruins on Thursday. In the meantime, John Hayden figures to step into the lineup, though Cody Eakin (illness) could also be in the mix if healthy enough to play.
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Sabres' Vinnie Hinostroza: Tallies equalizer in win

Hinostroza scored a goal, logged four hits and added two PIM in Monday's 6-5 win over the Blackhawks. Hinostroza helped the Sabres erase a four-goal deficit with his third-period tally. The 27-year-old has a goal and assist in his last two outings after going five games without a point. For the season, he's logged 11 goals, 23 points, 70 shots on net and a minus-8 rating through 47 contests, mainly in a middle-six role.

Vinnie Hinostroza glad to stay put in Buffalo

Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams said on Monday he felt there was value in keeping players like Vinnie Hinostroza, because he wants him as part of the future and wants him to continue to bond with this group of players. Paul Hamilton has more:
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Sabres winger Vinnie Hinostroza says he is 'super interested' in new contract

Vinnie Hinostroza wants back in. It's an easy synopsis of how the veteran winger feels about the Buffalo Sabres going forward after not moving at the trade deadline. He's an unrestricted free agent after the season, and General Manager Kevyn Adams said Monday the Sabres would like to work something out with Hinostroza for the 2022-23 season and perhaps beyond.

Sabres’ Vinnie Hinostroza wants to stay, feels something special building

BUFFALO – Winger Vinnie Hinostroza said he reads Twitter, so he knew all about the negativity surrounding the Sabres. But while exploring his options as a free agent last summer, Hinostroza, 27, saw an opportunity in Buffalo. He talked to Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams and coach Don Granato and learned about their vision for the team.
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Sabres' Vinnie Hinostroza: Three points in Sunday's win

Hinostroza scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs. The Sabres' second line stepped up in this one, as Peyton Krebs also lit the lamp twice, but it was Hinostroza who was the scoring hero for Buffalo on the afternoon. The 27-year-old hadn't had a multi-point performance since Dec. 2, missing over six weeks in between with a lower-body injury, and on the season Hinostroza has 10 goals and 21 points through 40 games.

The Sabres are getting Vinnie Hinostroza back from injury

Girgensons is working with the team after missing 19 games. Granato said, “This was the first full practice, so he looked good and it’s going to be conversations on how he feels and based on what I just watched out there, he’s probably day-to-day.”