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Brayton Wilson
May 28, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The projected second overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft will not be in Buffalo this weekend to take part in the NHL Combine. The NHL announced on Tuesday that six players, who had been invited to participate in the NHL Combine at HarborCenter, will not be in attendance, including Finnish forward...
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Paul Hamilton
April 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jacob Bryson was the Sabres' fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. He’s in his junior season at Providence and he’s here in Buffalo for the Frozen Four. Bryson is one of the Friars' leaders, but he’s an undersized defenseman. He’s enjoying his first taste of Western New...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
April 10, 2019 - 11:11 am
Providence College defenseman Jacob Bryson will be the only Buffalo Sabres prospect playing in the Frozen Four this week in Buffalo. Bryson was selected in the fourth round (99th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft after being passed over in 2016. The London, Ontario native is playing in his third...
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Paul Hamilton
April 02, 2019 - 8:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There’s been a lot of criticism of Jason Botterill this season because he believes in developing most players in the AHL. Tage Thompson was the exception to that, but many wanted Victor Olofsson up here in November when he wasn’t even close to ready. Randy Sexton is the...
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Bulldog
March 29, 2019 - 10:06 am
Is this heaven? No, this is Iowa. Ok, there isn’t a field or Kevin Costner or even Timothy Busfield, but Iowa looks pretty damn good to me and the Giant Goalie Son. It’s really been quite a whirlwind. On Tuesday afternoon, I traded voicemails with the assistant general manager of the Des Moines...
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Brayton Wilson
October 18, 2018 - 9:24 am
After a hot start to the 2018-19 season for Matej Pekar, the Buffalo Sabres have rewarded the 18-year-old with his first NHL contract. The Sabres announced on Wednesday that they have signed their fourth round pick (94th overall) in the 2018 NHL Draft to a three-year entry-level contract. The...
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Brayton Wilson
September 07, 2018 - 9:34 pm
It was a great first showing for Rasmus Dahlin in a Buffalo Sabres uniform on Friday night. The 18-year-old defenseman shined for the Sabres with two goals and an assist as Buffalo took Game 1 of the 2018 Sabres Prospects Challenge 6-4 over the New Jersey Devils at HarborCenter. Dahlin scored his...
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It has been a long and difficult road for the Buffalo Sabres over the past several years as they continue to rebuild for the future. The Sabres have added a number of talented players and prospects over the years, but the production on the ice has not helped them get out of the hole they have dug...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
July 16, 2018 - 10:52 am
The Buffalo Sabres' offseason continues to roll along as the team gets set for the upcoming 2018-19 season to start on October 4 against the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center. The highlight of the offseason is arguably drafting defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the 2018 NHL...
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Brayton Wilson
July 09, 2018 - 10:18 am
The Buffalo Sabres have their 2018 first round pick under contract for the next three years. The Sabres announced on Monday that the team has signed defenseman Rasmus Dahlin to his three-year entry-level contract. Rasmus Dahlin: SIGNED! -- Our first pick has agreed to a three-year contract: https...
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