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Brayton Wilson
May 17, 2017 - 3:02 pm
The National Hockey League's Centennial Fan Arena is planning on making its stop in Buffalo during the NHL Scouting Combine from June 2nd through the 3rd. NEWS: Sabres to host @NHL Centennial Fan Arena - pop-up rink, VR experience, museum, giant video screen, & more ▶️ https://t.co/2WxIBtniKo...
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Brayton Wilson
May 03, 2017 - 11:25 am
The National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association released a list of players on Tuesday who will be exempt from the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft on June 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The list was first reported by ESPN's Craig Custance . The list includes 12 players who have missed significant...
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Paul Hamilton
May 02, 2017 - 3:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The NHL Scouting Combine moved from Toronto to Buffalo in 2015. The league has announced the event will stay in HarborCenter through 2019. In a statement team President Russ Brandon said, “"It's been a pleasure to host this event the last two years and we are honored to be...
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Paul Hamilton
April 29, 2017 - 8:55 pm
Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - It wasn’t good news for the Sabres at the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday night in Toronto. Buffalo went from picking sixth overall to now selecting eighth overall. That was the second most likely outcome for the Sabres at 21.4-percent, while going from sixth to seventh was...
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Paul Hamilton
April 28, 2017 - 2:18 pm
(WGR 550) - The NHL Draft Lottery takes place in Toronto on Saturday night, and the Buffalo Sabres get to take part once again after losing out to the Florida Panthers in 2014 and the Edmonton Oilers in 2015. Buffalo drafted second overall both years and landed forwards Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel...
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Brayton Wilson
April 26, 2017 - 9:49 pm
While the search for a general manager continues, the Buffalo Sabres have signed one of their young defensemen in the prospect pool. The team announced the signing of 2015 fifth round pick (122nd overall) Devante Stephens on Wednesday to a three-year, entry-level contract. Stephens is currently...
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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
March 21, 2017 - 10:11 pm
With the playoffs pretty much out of reach, the Buffalo Sabres are playing for pride and the future of the team moving forward. Sabres general manager Tim Murray joined Schopp and the Bulldog on Tuesday to discuss the evaluation of his team, the head coach and himself. Murray also talked about...
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January 19, 2017 - 9:16 am
Heading into the 2016-17 season, expectations for the Buffalo Sabres were the highest they have been perhaps since the shortened 2013 lockout season. One full season of Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart in place, the emergence of Ryan O'Reilly and Rasmus Ristolainen, and the arrival of Kyle Okposo and...
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January 06, 2017 - 2:20 am
For the first time since 2013, the United States are champions at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The U.S. wins gold at the World Juniors after a 5-4 shootout win over Canada at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. The Americans fought back from a two-goal deficit twice and eventually...
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January 05, 2017 - 3:22 am
One of the greatest rivalries in hockey lived up to its expectations on Wednesday night in Montreal, Quebec. The United States out-lasted Russia 4-3 in a shootout to advance to the gold medal game of the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The U.S. got two goals from Ottawa Senators prospect...
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