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Jon Simon
January 15, 2019 - 1:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres started their three-game road trip through Western Canada with a 7-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. After a goal from Casey Mittelstadt exactly one minute into the game, the Oilers scored three goals in a two-minute span and took a commanding 3-1 lead. Evan...
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Paul Hamilton
January 15, 2019 - 12:28 am
Edmonton, AB (WGR 550) - I think losing to a team 7-2 in a building where they’ve dropped six out of seven means the Sabres have hit rock bottom. The team had a shot mentality, but the defense was horrendous in front of both Carter Hutton and Linus Ullmark. The Sabres had all sorts of pressure to...
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January 14, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Zack Kassian and Milan Lucic both scored two goals, while Connor McDavid added a goal and an assist, sparking the Edmonton Oilers' 7-2 rout over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night at Rogers Place. After a quick Buffalo goal that was eventually credited to Casey Mittelstadt, Edmonton scored three...
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Paul Hamilton
January 14, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Edmonton, AB (WGR 550) - The Sabres walk into Edmonton on Monday on the outside looking in to the playoff race. The ninth place Sabres are just three points in front of the streaking Carolina Hurricanes, and are one point back of Montreal and two behind the Islanders. The Canadiens are at Boston on...
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Paul Hamilton
January 14, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Edmonton, AB (WGR 550) - Former Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges has announced his retirement. Gorges played 223 of his 783 NHL games in Buffalo. Gorges opened his career playing 96 games in San Jose before playing 464 games in Montreal. In a statement Gorges said, “I am very fortunate and grateful to...
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Howard Simon
January 14, 2019 - 10:57 am
This past sports weekend stunk. The Buffalo Sabres lost to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday thanks to a slew of fluky goals. Then the Sabres lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday after they were unable to hold on to a third period lead. Thanks to the out of town scoreboard, they also dropped...
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Paul Hamilton
January 13, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev $2,403.67 for his cross-check to the face of the Sabres forward Johan Larsson. That’s the maximum he could be fined according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Sergachev drew blood, so...
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Nick Lozanovski
January 12, 2019 - 10:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres fell 5-3 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday at KeyBank Center after giving up a 3-2 lead in the third period. Despite falling behind early in the game, Buffalo stormed back to take a 2-1 lead behind goals from Sam Reinhart and Tage Thompson in the first period. After Tampa...
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Paul Hamilton
January 12, 2019 - 8:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Coming into Saturday’s game, Johan Larsson had four goals and three assists for seven points in 38 games. Lately, he’s had two goals and an assist, which is all they need from him; a modest contribution to go with his very good defensive play. Larsson said, “I just feel like...
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Pat Malacaro
January 12, 2019 - 7:07 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. It took less than 30-seconds for the Lightning to take a 1-0 lead thanks to an offensive zone face-off win. Brayden Point's 29th goal of the year gave the...
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