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Paul Hamilton
October 18, 2019 - 1:59 am
(WGR 550) - It wasn’t pretty, but the Sabres got back in the win column by shutting out the Kings 3-0. Carter Hutton absolutely earned his second straight shutout, making 47 saves. Hutton’s shutout string is now at 128:36. Hutton leads the NHL with a 1.40 goals-against average and .953 save...
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Kyle Powell
October 17, 2019 - 9:47 pm
Thursday night was the definition of a bounce-back effort for the Buffalo Sabres. Backed by a dominant performance in net from Carter Hutton and a three-point night from Casey Mittelstadt, the Sabres rolled over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Much like Wednesday night...
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Paul Hamilton
October 17, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(WGR 550) - Thanks to a 2-for-16 power play slump that started halfway through the Montreal game, the Sabres no longer have the top power play in the NHL. Edmonton leads at 45.5%, while Buffalo is now second at 35.7%. On Wednesday, the Sabres faced a power play that operates at 5.5% efficiency and...
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Paul Hamilton
October 17, 2019 - 2:20 pm
(WGR 550) - The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday that Ducks forward Nick Ritchie has been fined $4,121.86 for roughing Vladimir Sobotka. The fine is the most allowed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Sobotka hit Ritchie with a solid, clean body check...
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Paul Hamilton
October 17, 2019 - 1:18 am
(WGR 550) - It’s amazing how a team can come out and play so well for the first 18 minutes of the game and then just hand it right back in the second period. Buffalo came out flying to start, and if it wasn’t for John Gibson, they could’ve scored four or five goals. The Sabres were on every loose...
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Kyle Powell
October 16, 2019 - 8:29 pm
After starting the season 5-0-1, the Buffalo Sabres put together their first forgettable game of the 2019-20 season. The Sabres coughed up a 2-0 first period lead, and ended up suffering their first regulation loss of the year on Wednesday by a 5-2 score against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center...
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Paul Hamilton
October 16, 2019 - 1:43 pm
(WGR 550) - Both the Sabres and the Ducks are in the same situation as they get ready to play in Anaheim. Both teams played in the east on Monday afternoon and both teams flew to California right after their games were over. The Sabres played their most complete game of the season, shutting down...
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Louie DiBiase
October 16, 2019 - 2:56 am
The two defenseman that were part of a trade between the Buffalo Sabres and Anaheim Ducks before the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline will likely not be on the ice Wednesday night in Orange County to face their former teams. Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour has missed the first six regular season games as...
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Paul Hamilton
October 15, 2019 - 8:02 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres practiced in Anaheim on Tuesday. Sabres.com reported that Conor Sheary was back at practice. Instead of being week-to-week, he was updated to day-to-day. The Sabres say Sheary was an extra on the line rushes. The Sabres also reported that Ralph Krueger updated the status of...
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Paul Hamilton
October 14, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres decided to initiate contact and play it tight against the Stars. Last year in Dallas, the Stars had the Sabres running scared, but Buffalo would have none of it on Monday. In the first period, it ended up scoreless, but the Sabres had a 12-2 hitting advantage...
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