Sabres News

Paul Hamilton
August 30, 2017 - 3:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres will report to training camp on Thursday, Sept. 14 for physicals and testing. The players will take the ice at HarborCenter at 9:45 Friday morning and that practice will be open to the public. There will be multiple practices each day so there are plenty of...
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Paul Hamilton
August 29, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The movers have come and gone and Jason Pominville is back in Western New York. He hit the ice at HarborCenter for the first time on Tuesday which was a place that was being built when he left. Pominville went to training camp with Zemgus Girgensons and was teammates with...
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August 28, 2017 - 5:55 pm
Joe DiBiase reporting Twitter: @DiBiaseWGR When the Buffalo Sabres acquired former captain Jason Pominville back in June, along with defenseman Marco Scandella, many had wondered if they'll be able to break out their old Pominville number-29 jerseys from the back of the closet. On Monday, those...
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Paul Hamilton
August 28, 2017 - 1:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Zach Bogosian spent his summer playing in the same Minnesota summer league as Casey Mittelstadt, Hudson Fasching and Kyle Okposo. It's a very good league to help keep many NHL players sharp. Bogosian is back in Buffalo and is very much looking forward to this season. He...
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Brayton Wilson
August 27, 2017 - 8:13 pm
2017 Hobey Baker winner Will Butcher has made a decision on his NHL future, and it is not with the Buffalo Sabres. After nearly two weeks of free agent discussions and visits with up to a dozen teams, the 22-year old defenseman has signed a two-year entry-level deal with the New Jersey Devils. It...
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Paul Hamilton
August 25, 2017 - 11:47 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Robin Lehner got on the ice for the first time on Thursday. For the second straight summer, Lehner has been working out at Buffalo MMA and he looks like he's in great shape. Lehner is going to show up to training camp with a ton of weight off and in top physical condition...
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Brayton Wilson
August 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
It looks like the Will Butcher sweepstakes will be over by the end of the week. According to reports from both Mike Chambers of the Denver Post and Mike Morreale from NHL.com , Butcher will make a decision on his NHL future by Sunday. In an email to NHL.com on Thursday, Butcher said, "I will be...
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Paul Hamilton
August 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin left Russia about two weeks ago to come to Buffalo and start to get used to his new team and new city. Antipin said he likes it around Western New York because it reminds him of home, “I like Buffalo, it’s a small city, a...
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Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s starting to get closer as the Sabres offseason is winding down and the prospects report. Many of the youngsters are already in Buffalo working out with the strength and condition coaches as are a few of the veterans. Skating on Wednesday were Brendan Guhle, C.J. Smith,...
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Brayton Wilson
August 22, 2017 - 3:55 pm
It has been nearly a full week since defenseman Will Butcher hit the free agent market after completing his senior season at he University of Denver. The 2017 Hobey Baker Award winner has reportedly had talks with a dozen NHL teams about signing an entry-level contract, and is expected to cut down...
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