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Paul Hamilton
June 14, 2019 - 11:32 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s really been no secret that Ralph Krueger was going to keep Steve Smith on his coaching staff. Jason Botterill had told all the coaches except Smith that they could look for work over a month ago. Smith was hired by Phil Housley before last season after coaching in...
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Paul Hamilton
June 07, 2019 - 9:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner has agreed to an eight-year contract extension with the Sabres for $9 million per-season. Skinner liked playing in Buffalo, and after he spoke with new coach Ralph Krueger, he decided he’d like to stay if they could come to an agreement. Skinner, who just turned...
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Brayton Wilson
May 15, 2019 - 8:37 am
The Buffalo Sabres have officially hired Ralph Krueger as the team's 19th head coach in franchise history. We found our guy. Welcome to Buffalo, Coach Krueger! pic.twitter.com/uJEnxca8XV — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) May 15, 2019 The team made the hiring official on Wednesday after an extensive...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 10:58 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Sabres' coaching search is over. McKenzie says that Ralph Krueger is the next coach of the Sabres. Krueger will take over for Phil Housley, who lasted two years in Buffalo before being fired in April. For the last five years, Krueger...
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Brayton Wilson
May 08, 2019 - 9:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After weeks of rumors and speculations, the Buffalo Sabres officially signed free agent forward Arttu Ruotsalainen to a three-year entry-level contract. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Arttu Ruotsalainen to a three-year, entry-level contract...
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Brayton Wilson
February 25, 2019 - 3:51 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have traded defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday just before the 3 p.m. NHL Trade Deadline. In exchange, the Sabres acquired a sixth round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the Jets. TRADE: We have acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the...
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Paul Hamilton
February 24, 2019 - 7:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have acquired the type of player that Jason Botterill has been talking about. Brandon Montour is a right-handed shooting, puck moving defenseman and is only 24-years-old. In return, Anaheim gets the Sharks' No. 1 pick unless the Blues pick is between 21 and 30. If...
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Brayton Wilson
February 19, 2019 - 11:54 am
The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that forward Kyle Okposo has been diagnosed with a concussion. Injury Update: After further evaluation, Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been diagnosed with a concussion. — Sabres PR (@SabresPR) February 19, 2019 Okposo originally went with the team to...
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Paul Hamilton
September 19, 2018 - 12:03 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The final piece of the puzzle has been finished by the Sabres. Sam Reinhart has come to terms on a two-year deal with the average being $3.65 million per-season. Reinhart will receive $3.55 million this season and $3.75 million the year after. Reinhart was great in the 2018...
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August 02, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The Buffalo Sabres surprised many on Thursday night, swinging a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes to acquire veteran winger, Jeff Skinner. The Sabres acquire the 26-year-old from Carolina in exchange for prospect Cliff Pu, a second round selection in 2019, as well as third and sixth round picks in...
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