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Paul Hamilton
November 20, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Assistant coach Don Granato returned to the ice for Sabres practice on Wednesday. On Sept. 28 Granato was diagnosed with severe pneumonia. Granato’s brother Tony was quoted as saying that there was a time early on that they didn’t know if he’d pull through. Ralph Krueger...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
November 20, 2019 - 11:03 am
Despite snapping a six-game losing streak this weekend against the Ottawa Senators, the Buffalo Sabres are still on a downward trend since the calendar turned to November. After a 9-2-2 record to start the season in October, the Sabres have significantly cooled off with a 1-6-1 record in eight...
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Mike Schopp
November 20, 2019 - 11:02 am
I've been staring at the screen for more than an hour. I'm overdue to write a column and given the Sabres' recent play -- last two weeks or last 10 years, you define recent -- they really need to be my subject. Most thoughts I have are forced. When something out of your control bothers you in your...
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Paul Hamilton
November 19, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill got back from Toronto a few hours before the start of Tuesday’s game. The pressure is on the Sabres general manager as the losses and injuries keep piling up. Fans are clamoring for a trade to get a forward. Botterill said, “We just had our GM meetings today...
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Kyle Powell
November 19, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The Buffalo Sabres fell to 10-8-3 on the 2019-20 season after falling 4-1 to the lowly Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. The visiting Wild jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two periods of play, and it wasn't until a Brandon Montour goal late in the third period, with Buffalo's net...
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Paul Hamilton
November 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres only had two forward choices in Rochester to call up, so Ralph Krueger has decided to go with seven defensemen. John Gilmour will alternate between forward and defense. Krueger said this is probably a one-game thing, “We’re quite optimistic that somebody will be...
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Bulldog
November 18, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Do you remember "Do something, Darcy"? We were all younger and Twitter was still pretty new, at least to me anyways, if not the world. The Buffalo Sabres would be meandering through the first few of, what has now grown to, an eight-season long playoff drought, and fans would be begging for, then,...
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Paul Hamilton
November 18, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres got some terrible news as Kyle Okposo is once again fighting a concussion. Okposo went through a very dark place a few years ago where he didn’t know if he’d be able to function as a husband and a father. Zach Bogosian is of course worried, “First and foremost he’...
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WGR 550
November 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres, Wegmans, WGR and Entercom Buffalo have announced the annual Thanksgiving turkey drive is set for this Wednesday, November 20 to benefit local food pantries. The turkey drive will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the following locations: KeyBank Center Surface Lot (Enter lot...
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Paul Hamilton
November 17, 2019 - 10:50 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres did a good job of producing chances, but they didn’t do a good job of playing defense and being aware of what was dangerous around them. Many of Chicago’s goals on Sunday were players being unaware, or just simply not being hard on he backcheck. Buffalo did have 34 shots on...
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