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Brayton Wilson
April 18, 2019 - 10:47 am
The 2018-19 regular season has come to an end for the Rochester Americans with the team ending the season with a 46-23-5-2 record and 99 points in the standings. The Amerks remained in the race for the top spot in the North Division for a majority of the season with the Syracuse Crunch, but ended...
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Paul Hamilton
April 17, 2019 - 3:15 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres have nominated Jack Eichel for the King Clancy Trophy. That trophy is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community." In a release, the league outlined the criteria:...
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Paul Hamilton
April 17, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres were in first place on Nov. 28 and it all came crashing down. It was a loss to Tampa Bay that started it all, and now the Lightning have come crashing down too after being swept by Columbus in the first round of the playoffs. It seems like Rasmus Ristolainen is at...
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Paul Hamilton
April 16, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The last person the Flyers hired as their coach came from college hockey and North Dakota in Dave Hakstol. Despite making the playoffs in three out of four seasons, he was fired three-and-a-half years in. Now, Philadelphia is dipping into the old boys network by hiring...
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Paul Hamilton
April 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After Providence lost to Minnesota Duluth on Thursday in the Frozen Four, Jacob Bryson wasn’t sure what his future held. After a weekend to think about it, the 2017 fourth round pick signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres. His deal will not start until next...
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Paul Hamilton
April 13, 2019 - 11:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Minnesota Duluth played like champions on Saturday, shutting out UMass 3-0 to win their second straight NCAA championship. The Bulldogs became the first team since Denver in 2005 to win back-to-back championships. Duluth came out flying in the first period, forcing Filip...
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Brayton Wilson
April 13, 2019 - 10:53 pm
The Rochester Americans will face the defending champion Toronto Marlies in the first round of the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs. Rochester's opponent was determined after the team's 4-3 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at The Oncenter War Memorial Arena in Syracuse. With the win, Syracuse...
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Joe DiBiase
April 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
Ralph Krueger was one of five out-of-the-box coach candidates that I had mentioned whom the Buffalo Sabres should consider for their next head coach. The problem was Krueger had a top job in soccer as the chairman of Southampton Football Club in the English Premier League. It seemed like a stretch...
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Derek Kramer
April 12, 2019 - 3:19 pm
After some rumors connecting the Buffalo Sabres with coach Todd McLellan, it seems as though the Sabres will go in a different direction in the search for a new head coach. TSN's Bob McKenzie reported on Friday that McLellan is "no longer a consideration" for the Sabres head coaching job, and that...
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Paul Hamilton
April 12, 2019 - 12:26 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - UMass looked dead in the water in the third period, but found a way to beat the Pioneers in overtime 4-3. Marc Del Gaizo’s one-timer from the top of the left circle was an absolute laser that beat Filip Larsson. Del Gaizo is no stranger to scoring goals as that was his 13th...
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