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Paul Hamilton
April 08, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent three more back to Rochester. Victor Olofsson, Alex Nylander and Lawrence Pilut have been returned for the stretch run. In 33 games, Pilut had one goal and five assists for six points. Nylander played 12 games before getting cut on the back of the leg...
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Joe DiBiase
April 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Buffalo Sabres appear to be moving quickly in their coaching search. Just one day after Phil Housley was fired as the head coach in Buffalo, multiple reports are connecting former Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan to the Sabres. What started as a family trip will now...
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Paul Hamilton
April 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner really hasn’t wanted to talk about his pending unrestricted free agency, but now that the season is over, he spoke a little about it on Monday. It seems like all options are still on the table for the winger. He said, “It’s been two or three days and it’s not...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
April 08, 2019 - 11:21 am
For the fifth time in seven years, the Buffalo Sabres will have a new head coach behind the bench. On Sunday, general manager Jason Botterill made the decision to relieve Phil Housley of his head coaching duties with the Sabres. In just two seasons with the Sabres, Housley amassed a record of 58-84...
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Paul Hamilton
April 07, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill spoke to the media and Buffalo hockey fans on Sunday. Botterill said in February that there wouldn’t be a coaching change and then the Pegulas both spoke in March about Jason making it clear that there wasn’t going to be a change. Botterill is very much his...
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Brayton Wilson
April 07, 2019 - 3:12 pm
After a 58-84-22 record in two seasons as the head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, head coach Phil Housley was relieved of his duties with the organization by general manager Jason Botterill on Sunday. Housley lasts just two seasons behind the bench with the Sabres after being hired by the team in...
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Bulldog
April 07, 2019 - 2:54 pm
The Buffalo Sabres had to fire head coach Phil Housley. That’s the single biggest takeaway from the news on Sunday afternoon. It simply had to be done. We could go over all of the reasons. The lineup decisions, the explanations for the lineup decisions, the “shot mentality”, saying that the team...
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Paul Hamilton
April 07, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have fired head coach Phil Housley. In two seasons, Housley’s teams finished dead last at 31st overall and 27th this season. In his two seasons, Housley's record was 58-84-22. On Nov. 28, the Sabres were No. 1 in the NHL and riding a 10-game winning streak. After...
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Derek Kramer
April 06, 2019 - 11:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres ended their tumultuous season on a high note with a 7-1 thrashing of the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to the blowout win, Sabres forward Jeff Skinner became the team's first 40-goal scorer in a season since Thomas...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2019 - 11:22 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - After some really bad and unacceptable efforts, it was nice to see the Sabres close the season with three good games. I don’t know what happened in the room to appeal to their pride, but the games against Nashville, Ottawa and in Detroit were full of effort. In the end, it...
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