The Philadelphia Flyers
The Sabres played in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 1975, where they lost to Philadelphia in 6 games. They also lost a Finals series to the Dallas Stars in 1999.
No, the Sabres have never won an NHL championship. They have gone to the Stanley Cup finals twice
The Buffalo Sabres lost the 1999 Stanley Cup Finals to the Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2.
No, the Buffalo Sabres were eliminated in the first round by the Boston Bruins in 6 games.
2. The Buffalo Sabres have been to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1975 and 1999, and lost in both years.1975 - Lost to the Philadelphia Flyers in 6 games.1999 - Lost to the Dallas Stars in 6 games.
The Dallas Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres in 6 games.
The Buffalo Sabres have never won the Stanley Cup. They went to the Stanley Cup finals twice. The first time was in 1975 against the Philadelphia Flyers, where they lost in 6 games. The second in 1999 was another loss in 6 to the Dallas Stars.
There are quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals for each conference and then the two conference champions play each other in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Twice: 1975 and 1999, losing both times