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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added to the depth of their blue line on Monday with the signing of defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year deal worth $700,000. We have signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/r0L4Ks5q3R pic.twitter.com/0QpfSpLPYs —...
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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 11:33 am
Less than an hour before the NHL Free Agency period was set to open league-wide, the Buffalo Sabres made a trade to bolster their lineup. The team announced late Monday morning that they have acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the New York Rangers in exchange for a third round pick in the 2021 NHL...
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Paul Hamilton
June 29, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Teams have been talking all week with prospective UFA’s and the Sabres are no different. Jason Botterill said, “We’ve had some good conversations throughout the week, both myself, Ralph and the rest of our management group with players, but I think what you see in the league...
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Paul Hamilton
June 29, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Colin Miller is home in Canada, but he did speak to the media on Saturday over the phone. Miller knows that what’s going on in Vegas is special, so he’s torn with this trade to the Sabres, “I think there’s something very special going on there in Vegas and they’re going to...
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Paul Hamilton
June 28, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Vegas in salary cap trouble, the Sabres took advantage by acquiring defenseman Colin Miller from the Golden Knights. In return, the Sabres send a second round pick in 2021 and a fifth round pick in 2022. The second round pick going to Vegas is the pick they got in the...
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Paul Hamilton
June 28, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Erik Portillo wasn’t in Vancouver when the Sabres drafted him in the third round, but he is in Buffalo this week for development camp. Portillo is a big goalie and has looked pretty good in camp. He talked about how he found out he was drafted, “I was getting a call from the...
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June 27, 2019 - 7:35 pm
The NHL free agency period is set to open on Monday, July 1 at 12 p.m, however the negotiating period with free agents is well underway. The Buffalo Sabres are expected to make some moves this free agency period as the team continues to build for a bounce back 2019-2020 season under new head coach...
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Paul Hamilton
June 27, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Last season, the Sabres signed Lawrence Pilut as a European free agent. The year before that, it was Victor Antipin. This season, they plucked Arttu Ruotsalainen out of the Finnish Elite League. Both players are here for development camp and are fast become friends. Pilut...
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Brayton Wilson
June 27, 2019 - 6:19 am
NHL Free Agency is quickly approaching, as the negotiating period between free agents and teams is well underway. The contact period with restricted free agents began on Wednesday with a flurry of interest in several players. Some big names who have reportedly been getting calls from other teams...
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Paul Hamilton
June 26, 2019 - 9:10 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Tage Thompson struggled mightily in his 65 games in Buffalo. He scored seven goals and five assists for 12 points, but when he finally went to Rochester, the big winger had eight goals and 11 points in 11 games. He said it clicked right away, “For me the biggest thing was...
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