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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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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 1:53 pm
The second day of the NHL Draft got started with a trio of massive trades involving some big names and salary dumps. First, the Toronto Maple Leafs sent forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Leafs are looking for cap relief and paid a big price to get Marleau's $6.25 million cap...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 3:26 am
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - Just like the NFL Draft fell perfectly for the Bills to draft Ed Oliver, the NHL Draft fell almost perfectly for the Sabres to grab Dylan Cozens. Jack Hughes went No. 1 to New Jersey and then the Rangers snagged Kaapo Kakko. Chicago didn’t take Alex Turcotte and instead...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 11:42 pm
With the 31st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Ryan Johnson from the Sioux Falls Stampede in the United States Hockey League. We’ve selected defenseman Ryan Johnson with the 31st pick! #NHLDraft | #Sabres50 pic.twitter.com/Xutu3E6te2 — Buffalo Sabres...
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Kyle Powell
June 21, 2019 - 9:15 pm
With the seventh overall pick the 2019 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected center Dylan Cozens from the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the Western Hockey League. With the 7th overall pick, we select center Dylan Cozens. Welcome to Buffalo! pic.twitter.com/hjeZApXnVG — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres)...
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Paul Hamilton
June 21, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - Going into Friday’s first round of the NHL Draft, Jason Botterill knows he’s going to get a good player at No. 7. Botterill said, “Definitely, we feel very, very comfortable of that at seven and you always put in inquiries about possibly moving up to see what’s there, but...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm
The first round of the 2019 NHL Draft has wrapped up at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The top of this year's draft class was highlighted by two players who are destined to be franchise players in the National Hockey League. Jack Hughes was taken with the first overall selection by...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The NHL Draft is a time of the year where teams around the league get together and have the chance to start re-tooling their rosters in preparation for the upcoming season. This year's draft is set to take place in Vancouver this weekend, and already leading up to the draft there has been plenty of...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 21, 2019 - 11:12 am
With the first round of NHL Draft taking place in Vancouver on Friday, the trade market around the league is expected to heat up. A number of players have already been traded since the Stanley Cup Final ended last week, and chatter around the league would suggest that we could see more movement...
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