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July 01, 2017 - 7:43 pm
After the first day of free agency as a general manager, Jason Botterill met with the media to discuss the many value and depth signings he made for the Buffalo Sabres. With the addition of winger Benoit Pouliot, the Sabres got a winger who can skate well and be a solid depth scorer if he can break...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2017 - 2:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo has brought a former Leaf into the fold. Seth Griffith gets a one-year deal worth $650,000. Griffith is only 5' 9" and scored no goals and five assist for both Toronto and Florida last season. He played 24 games between the two teams. The 24-year-old added 38 games...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have signed a defenseman for Rochester. Matt Tennyson gets a two-year deal from the Sabres. Tennyson played 45 games with Carolina last season, scoring no goals but registering six assists. He's played 105 NHL games with the Hurricanes and Sharks, scoring three...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2017 - 12:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson is, once again, a member of the Buffalo Sabres. The free agent goaltender agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. Last year, Johnson inked a one-year, $1.7 million dollar deal. He made $1.6 million during his season in Buffalo. In Calgary, Johnson went 18-...
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Paul Hamilton
June 30, 2017 - 4:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Two NHL teams made a trade on Friday for two entirely different reasons. Buffalo got the defensemen it had been looking for in Marco Scandella while Minnesota got Salary Cap relief by insisting that Jason Pominville be included in the deal. The Wild of course got Marcus...
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Brayton Wilson
June 30, 2017 - 1:46 pm
The turnover in the Buffalo Sabres organization continues as general manager Jason Botterill has let go of another long-time scout. Former Sabres forward Yuri Khmylev has been let go by Botterill after spending the past 16 years with the team as an amateur scout. Khmylev, 52, was originally drafted...
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Paul Hamilton
June 30, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The trade with Minnesota has finally happened and it has landed Buffalo the defenseman it needed so badly. Buffalo acquired Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and a 4th round pick in 2018 from Minnesota for Marcus Foligno, Tyler Ennis and a 3rd round pick in 2018. No salary...
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Mike Schopp
June 30, 2017 - 10:28 am
As you already know if you read the headline, these are some thoughts about NHL players who hit free agency Saturday. They're in no particular order. KEVIN SHATTENKIRK: Sabres? Sure! - I probably shouldn't be blase' about what probably would be the most expensive signing of the off-season. I'm not...
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Paul Hamilton
June 30, 2017 - 10:02 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It's time for NHL GM's to put their stupid hats on for Free Agency. Things get going at noon on Saturday and there are plenty of mediocre to below average players for teams to overpay. Unrestricted free agency doesn't always go bad. Marian Hossa and Jaromir Jagr would be...
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Brayton Wilson
June 29, 2017 - 7:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have been relatively quiet on the free agency market over the past few years. Last season, however, Buffalo made one of the bigger splashes on the market with the signing of forward Kyle Okposo to a seven-year, $42 million deal on July 1st. Heading into this NHL Free Agency...
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