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Paul Hamilton
June 02, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin and the rest of the prospects did their testing at the NHL Combine on Saturday. The question that everybody wants to know is did he do a pullup and did he keep his breakfast down doing the Wingate test? The answer is Dahlin did 10 pullups and he did not vomit...
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Paul Hamilton
June 01, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin dressed like he was going to a business meeting as he met with the media on Friday at the NHL Combine. Dahlin handled his 15-minute session very well, answering questions on many different topics. This is the second time Dahlin has been to Buffalo as he was...
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Howard Simon
May 10, 2018 - 10:23 am
The Buffalo Sabres won the lottery, literally and figuratively, back on April 28th. The impact of the ping pong balls rising the Sabres' way could be felt for years. Perhaps it's the current day equivalent of winning a spin of the wheel and drafting Gilbert Perreault. Swedish defenseman Rasmus...
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Paul Hamilton
May 08, 2018 - 3:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The man the Sabres earned the right to select, thanks to winning the Draft Lottery, was on WGR Sports Radio 550 on Tuesday with Andrew Peters and Craig Rivet. Rasmus Dahlin will almost certainly be taken by Jason Botterill on June 22 in Dallas. The kid is described as a can’...
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Howard Simon
May 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The Buffalo Bills hope they drafted their long sought after franchise quarterback last Thursday. Perhaps the Buffalo Sabres got the hockey version of a franchise quarterback thanks to ping pong balls. The Sabres won the draft lottery this past Saturday, and with the first overall pick, they will be...
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May 02, 2018 - 3:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced on Wednesday that they've re-signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract worth $812,000 per-year. The 25-year-old was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Nelson came to the Sabres as a undrafted college free agent in 2016. In parts of three...
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Mike Schopp
May 01, 2018 - 9:54 am
So where were you? I was alone in my basement for the big reveal, my wife sick and our children asleep. The jolt of energy I felt was intense. I wanted to go out and celebrate, but I showed a rare example of good judgment and stayed in. I remember where I was for each of these last few lotteries,...
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April 30, 2018 - 4:14 pm
The Buffalo Sabres beat the odds on Saturday night, winning the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery and the first overall selection in the NHL Draft.. The night began with the Sabres having just 18.5-percent odds to draft first overall, but the balls bounced the Sabres way and they'll have the opportunity to...
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Jeremy White
April 30, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Just because you want a quick Rasmus Dahlin piece… I reached out to former Buffalo Sabres goaltender (and my birthday bro) Jhonas Enroth to get a quick review on the soon-to-be No. 1 pick. First asked, just how good is this? What are your thoughts? Enroth responded, "You guys are in for a treat! I...
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Paul Hamilton
April 30, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo sports fans had one of the best offseason weekends they’ve ever had. Many NFL Draft experts say the Bills had a great draft, getting what they believe is a franchise quarterback, as well as maybe the best linebacker in the draft. The Bills also took a defensive...
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