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Brayton Wilson
July 15, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have one of their first round picks in the 2019 NHL Draft under contract. The team announced on Monday that seventh overall pick Dylan Cozens has signed his three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres. It’s official! -- We have signed forward Dylan Cozens to a three-year,...
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Paul Hamilton
June 28, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Erik Portillo wasn’t in Vancouver when the Sabres drafted him in the third round, but he is in Buffalo this week for development camp. Portillo is a big goalie and has looked pretty good in camp. He talked about how he found out he was drafted, “I was getting a call from the...
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Brayton Wilson
June 25, 2019 - 10:52 am
For the first time since the 2019 NHL Combine, both Dylan Cozens and Ryan Johnson are back in the city of Buffalo. This time, they will both be suiting up for the Buffalo Sabres this week at development camp at Harborcenter. The Sabres took Cozens with the seventh overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 24, 2019 - 12:06 pm
The 2019 NHL Draft came and went this past weekend and it yielded six new prospects for the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres picked center Dylan Cozens and defenseman Ryan Johnson in Friday's first round of the draft, followed by four more selections on Day 2 of the draft in Rounds 2-7. General manager...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 10:24 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - It seemed like Jason Botterill and his staff were targeting some players so they moved up twice thanks to trades with Vancouver and Detroit. On Day 2 of the draft, there were going to be no CHL players taken by Buffalo like No. 1 pick Dylan Cozens, and that was by design...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres wrapped up their 2019 NHL Draft by taking left winger Lukas Rousek with the 160th overall pick in the sixth round. With the 160th overall pick, we select Lukas Rousek. #Sabres50 | #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/Qc9BM0ksmF — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 20-year-old...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - The Sabres made six picks in the 2019 NHL Draft and made two trades to move up. Buffalo sent their fourth and sixth round picks to Vancouver for the right to move up in the fourth round and take Aaron Huglen, a Minnesota high school winger. The Sabres then traded their...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
The Buffalo Sabres moved up in the fourth round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select right winger Aaron Huglen out of Roseau High School in Minnesota. Welcome to the Sabres, Aaron! #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/RHB4cZLsEw — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 In order to take Huglen with the 102nd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 4:57 pm
For a second time on Saturday, the Buffalo Sabres moved up in the 2019 NHL Draft to get a player that they targeted. The Sabres ended up trading the 177th overall pick and the 191st overall pick in this year's draft to the Detroit Red Wings in order to move back into the fifth round. With the 143rd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 2:44 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added a goaltender to their system on Saturday, taking Erik Portillo with the 67th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. With the 67th overall pick, we select goaltender Erik Portillo. #Sabres50 pic.twitter.com/hOgC5ahMCq — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 18-year-...
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