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Paul Hamilton
June 25, 2018 - 6:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin knew which team was going to draft him into the NHL, but he didn’t want to say until it happened last Friday. Now that he’s a Buffalo Sabre, he’s pleased to have his sweater, “To actually put on this jersey with this logo on it, it’s amazing. I’ve been waiting...
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Paul Hamilton
June 25, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Buffalo NY, (WGR 550) - The Sabres have announced who will be attending this week’s development camp. Five of the six players from Jason Botterill’s first draft will be there including Casey Mittelstadt and Marcus Davidsson. Third round pick Oskari Laaksonen will not be there. All six players taken...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 25, 2018 - 9:11 am
On Friday, the Buffalo Sabres were able to make the long awaited announcement of selecting defenseman Rasmus Dahlin as the first overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old Swedish defenseman now has a busy week ahead of him as he will fly back to Buffalo and get ready for development camp...
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Paul Hamilton
June 23, 2018 - 9:34 pm
Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill finished his second draft in Dallas on Saturday and for the second year in a row, he took no players from Canadian Junior Hockey. It seemed like for some reason, he was shying away from those players either taking players from Europe or in the college ranks...
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June 23, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The Buffalo Sabres closed out the 2018 NHL Draft by drafting another pair of defensemen, making it five defenseman drafted this weekend in Dallas, Texas. In the fifth round with the 125th overall pick, the Sabres drafted Finnish defenseman Miska Kukkonen out of the Ilves program in the Finnish...
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June 23, 2018 - 1:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres did not have a third round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, but they did have two selections in the fourth round at picks No. 94 and No. 117. With the 94th pick, Buffalo selected center/winger Matej Pekar (Ma-TAY PAY-kar) from the Muskegon Lumberjacks out of the United States Hockey...
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Paul Hamilton
June 23, 2018 - 11:37 am
Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - With the 32nd overall pick and the first selection of the second round, the Buffalo Sabres selected defenseman Mattias Samuelsson. Samuelsson played for the United States National Under-18 Team, and is the son of former NHL defenseman Kjell Samuelsson. Mattias Samuelsson is...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2018 - 11:40 pm
Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill spoke at the end of the first round of Friday's Entry Draft. Listen to his entire press conference below:
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2018 - 10:19 pm
Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin is finally a Buffalo Sabre and he couldn’t be happier. He would never say that the Sabres were going to take him, but he did talk about it afterwards, “It’s amazing, it was like finally, I can put on a Buffalo Sabres jersey, I’ve been there twice and I love that...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2018 - 9:12 pm
The 2018 NHL Draft has officially wrapped up from Dallas, Texas and the Buffalo Sabres come away from the night with the top prospect available in the draft, After weeks of waiting, the Sabres were finally able to make it official by taking defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick...
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