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Paul Hamilton
June 14, 2019 - 9:59 am
(WGR 550) - The trading has begun in the National Hockey League as Washington traded defensemen with Philadelphia to help with their salary cap. Matt Niskanen goes to the Flyers for Radko Gudas. Niskanen is $5.75 million against the cap and he has two more years remaining on his deal. Gudas makes $...
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Brayton Wilson
June 14, 2019 - 8:43 am
With the Stanley Cup Final now officially over, the NHL offseason is officially underway league-wide. Here are some important dates to keep in mind moving forward: June 15: First player buyout period begins June 19: NHL Awards in Las Vegas June 21: Round 1 of the NHL Draft in Vancouver June 22:...
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Howard Simon
June 13, 2019 - 7:34 pm
I’m not going to lie. When the playoffs started I was rooting against the St. Louis Blues. More specifically, I was rooting against Ryan O’Reilly. Those feelings dissipated over the two-month run by the Blues, who won their first Stanley Cup in the 52-year history of the franchise. O’Reilly had a...
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Brayton Wilson
June 12, 2019 - 11:34 pm
For the first time in their 52-year franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. The Blues captured their first title on Wednesday night with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. THE @StLouisBlues HAVE WON THEIR FIRST #StanleyCup ! pic.twitter...
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Paul Hamilton
June 12, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Wednesday that Mike Bales has resigned as goaltending coach. On Friday, the Buffalo Sabres officially announced the hiring of Bales as the team's new goaltending coach, replacing Andrew Allen. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 12, 2019 - 10:22 am
After being acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes last offseason, Jeff Skinner tallied a career-year for the Buffalo Sabres with 40 goals and 63 points in 82 games. The 27-year-old also earned an All-Star appearance in his one season on the Sabres. Heading into the offseason, Skinner was set to...
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Paul Hamilton
June 11, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner was in Buffalo on Tuesday to sign his new contract and meet with the media. Skinner came to terms on a deal Friday night and is in Buffalo for the next eight seasons. Skinner talked about why he chose to stay in Buffalo and he did say, “I love it here.” Skinner...
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Paul Hamilton
June 10, 2019 - 10:29 am
(WGR 550) - The Bruins have gotten to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final with an interesting roster. Of course there are the No. 1 and No. 2 picks in Charlie McAvoy, Jake DeBrusk, Brandon Carlo, David Pastrnak, David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron, but some smart drafting and signings have really helped...
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Brayton Wilson
June 10, 2019 - 7:26 am
For the 17th time in NHL history, there will be a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final. The Boston Bruins put any parade plans on hold on Sunday with a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues entered Sunday's Game 6 matchup with the 3-2 series lead after a...
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Paul Hamilton
June 08, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill kept having a very positive perspective throughout talks with Jeff Skinner. He always believed they’d come to an agreement and wasn’t afraid to say so. The Sabres GM said, “I think it’s my job to show optimism. I think when the organization wants a player and...
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