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Derek Kramer
May 25, 2019 - 1:32 pm
After a postseason full of upsets, the Stanley Cup Final is finally here. The Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins will host the Western Conference champion St. Louis Blues in a best-of-seven series for the right to lift the Stanley Cup. In terms of experience in the Stanley Cup Final, it's a...
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Paul Hamilton
May 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada was 0.4-seconds from being eliminated at the World Championship, but somehow escaped Switzerland to advance to the semi-finals. In another quarterfinal game on Thursday, Team USA was knocked out of the tournament by Russia 4-3. Since both games started at the same time, I...
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Paul Hamilton
May 22, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have to make a decision in June if they’re going to give qualifying offers to Johan Larsson and Zemgus Girgensons. They’ve already signed European free agent center Arttu Ruotsalainen and have Rasmus Asplund down in Rochester. Asplund had a rough start to his...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
May 22, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Although Ralph Krueger's one and only NHL head coaching stint was short, he was able to earn the respect of many of those he worked with. Krueger became the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers just before the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, and lasted just 48 games before he was fired to be...
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Brayton Wilson
May 22, 2019 - 7:29 am
It will be a rematch 49 years in the making. The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues are set to meet in 2019 Stanley Cup Final for the right to lift Lord Stanley's Cup as National Hockey League champions. The last time both of these teams met in the Stanley Cup Final came back in 1970 when the Bruins...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
May 21, 2019 - 10:01 am
It has been nearly a week since the Buffalo Sabres officially announced Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. Krueger has a long history of coaching in the game of hockey, both at an international level and at the NHL level. He led his Austrian team to five consecutive...
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Brayton Wilson
May 21, 2019 - 7:46 am
Sabres 2019 draft picks: Round 1 (7) - Round 1 - Round 3 - Round 4 - Round 6 - Round 6 - Round 6 - Round 7 - Unrestricted Free Agents: LW - Jeff Skinner RW - Jason Pominville C - Kyle Criscuolo C - Kevin Porter RW - Matt Moulson D - Matt Tennyson Group 6 UFAs: RW - Danny O'Regan G - Scott Wedgewood...
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Paul Hamilton
May 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
(WGR 550) - Sam Reinhart didn’t start the World Championship well, but he’s come on strong with two goals in Canada’s 5-0 win over Denmark on Monday. Reinhart now has three goals and two assists for five points in six games. Reinhart’s first goal was a shot he almost never scores on. He came...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2019 - 3:07 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA clinched a quarterfinals birth at the World Championship on Sunday thanks to a 3-1 win over Germany. The game was 1-1 midway through the third period, but goals by Sabres forward Jack Eichel and Dylan Larkin Det. clinched the win. Eichel had another strong game, getting stopped...
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