Sabres Breaking News

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Paul Hamilton
October 03, 2017 - 7:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have officially inked Jack Eichel to an eight-year contract extension for $80 million. Eichel is in the final year of his rookie deal and reportedly was looking for $11.5 million per-season. Connor McDavid signed an extension in July that will average $12...
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Paul Hamilton
August 17, 2017 - 5:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have signed their last restricted free agent. Zemgus Girgensons gets a two-year deal with an annual average value of $1.6 million. That gives the Sabres just over $7.2 million of cap space left for the upcoming season. Girgensons has put in four seasons...
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Brayton Wilson
July 25, 2017 - 8:49 am
The Buffalo Sabres and goalie Robin Lehner have avoided arbitration and have come to terms on a new one-year, $4 million contract. The Sabres made the signing official early Tuesday morning, just two days ahead of Lehner's scheduled arbitration hearing with a league arbiter. The 26-year old goalie...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2017 - 12:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson is, once again, a member of the Buffalo Sabres. The free agent goaltender agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. Last year, Johnson inked a one-year, $1.7 million dollar deal. He made $1.6 million during his season in Buffalo. In Calgary, Johnson went 18-...
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Brayton Wilson
June 30, 2017 - 1:46 pm
The turnover in the Buffalo Sabres organization continues as general manager Jason Botterill has let go of another long-time scout. Former Sabres forward Yuri Khmylev has been let go by Botterill after spending the past 16 years with the team as an amateur scout. Khmylev, 52, was originally drafted...
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Paul Hamilton
June 30, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The trade with Minnesota has finally happened and it has landed Buffalo the defenseman it needed so badly. Buffalo acquired Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and a 4th round pick in 2018 from Minnesota for Marcus Foligno, Tyler Ennis and a 3rd round pick in 2018. No salary...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 2:53 pm
Going into the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Casey Mittelstadt was projected to go as one of the top picks in the first round. The top-rated American-born player had been projected to be taken as a top-five pick by many people leading up to Friday's first round. However, the 18-year old slipped down...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 2:02 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have made their final selection of the 2017 NHL Draft, taking forward Linus Weissbach with the 192nd overall pick in the seventh round. Weissbach put up a good year with the Tri-City Storm in the USHL last season, leading the team in scoring with 19 goals, 28 assists and 47...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 12:53 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have taken their second defenseman of the 2017 NHL Draft, selecting Jacob Bryson with the 99th overall pick in the NHL Draft. Bryson is an over-ager, 19, who spent last season playing college hockey with the Providence Friars in the Hockey East. He scored three goals and...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres take their first defenseman of the 2017 NHL Draft, selecting Oskari Laaksonen with the 89th overall pick in the third round. Laaksonen, 6' 1" and 165-pounds, split his time between the junior-A league and junior-B league with the Ilves program in the Finnish Liiga. In the A-...
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