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Jon Simon
September 28, 2019 - 6:13 pm
The Buffalo Sabres capped-off the 2019 preseason with a 3-2 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena in the Steel City. Saturday's win was good for the team's second consecutive extra-time victory and third-straight win overall. A pair of Penguins...
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Paul Hamilton
September 28, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - I’ve been wondering why Colin Miller hasn’t been paired with Rasmus Dahlin, and Ralph Krueger finally did Saturday in Pittsburgh. I think Miller plays a very steady game, and I think he would be good for Dahlin, who struggled throughout the preseason. Dahlin took a...
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Brayton Wilson
September 27, 2019 - 5:11 pm
In his last season playing with Frölunda in the Swedish Hockey League during the 2017-18 campaign, Victor Olofsson led the entire league with 27 goals in 50 games played for the Indians. His 27 goals were three more than the next player in second place, and the most goals by a player in the league...
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Brayton Wilson
September 26, 2019 - 11:59 am
Dylan Cozens' first training camp and preseason with the Buffalo Sabres has officially come to an end. The team announced on Thursday that the 2019 first round pick has been assigned back to his junior team, the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the Western Hockey League. The Sabres have assigned forward...
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Brayton Wilson
September 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
The Buffalo Sabres closed out their home portion of the preseason on Wednesday night with a 4-3 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at KeyBank Center. After a late Columbus goal forced overtime, it was Marcus Johansson with a nice all-around play to set himself up for the game-winning goal...
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Louie DiBiase
September 26, 2019 - 12:35 am
Over previous seasons, the Buffalo Sabres have struggled to find secondary scoring through the depth of their forwards. Jack Eichel, Jeff Skinner, and Sam Reinhart made up the majority of offensive production in the 2018-19 season with all three surpassing 60 points (Eichel finished with a team-...
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Paul Hamilton
September 26, 2019 - 12:34 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Wednesday was the last preseason game for many of the Sabres' top players, and it left us with a lot of question marks. Buffalo got out-worked and out-played by a Columbus team that had many of the players that will be in the AHL this season. Cleveland captain and former...
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Paul Hamilton
September 25, 2019 - 10:58 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have another injury on defense. Jake McCabe has an upper-body injury and will miss the rest of the preseason. He is expected to be ready for the regular season. That means injuries on the blue line include McCabe, Brandon Montour, Lawrence Pilut, Zach Bogosian and...
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Paul Hamilton
September 24, 2019 - 8:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With all the injuries on the Sabres' defense, Casey Nelson got some time on Tuesday at left defense with Will Borgen. The 27-year-old is in his fourth professional season and has split time between Buffalo and Rochester every year. The defense will have a different look this...
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Paul Hamilton
September 23, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Marcus Johansson got to pull on his Sabres sweater for the first time on Saturday. The forward has played before in the NHL with Washington, New Jersey and Boston, but now it’s Buffalo. Not only was it Johansson's first game here, but he was also back at center for the first...
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