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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2019 - 7:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I think Jason Botterill was very smart not to jump into free agency and get the Sabres stuck with another bad contract. In the past few days, he’s made two trades while giving up nothing but draft picks, and he made minor depth signings for Rochester. Friday’s trade with...
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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 2:19 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added more depth on the wing as the NHL Free Agency period opened on Monday with the signing of forward Curtis Lazar to a one-year deal worth $700,000. We have signed forward Curtis Lazar to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/lGWL7kmGDE pic.twitter...
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Joe DiBiase
July 01, 2019 - 1:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres continue to add players that will likely help the Rochester Americans for the 2019-2020 season. The team announced on Monday that it has signed centerman Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year deal with an annual average value of $700,000. We have signed forward Jean-Sebastien Dea to a...
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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 12:42 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have added some depth in net for the upcoming season with the signing of goalie Andrew Hammond to a one-year contract with an average annual value of $700,000. We have signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/...
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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added to the depth of their blue line on Monday with the signing of defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year deal worth $700,000. We have signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/r0L4Ks5q3R pic.twitter.com/0QpfSpLPYs —...
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Brayton Wilson
July 01, 2019 - 11:33 am
Less than an hour before the NHL Free Agency period was set to open league-wide, the Buffalo Sabres made a trade to bolster their lineup. The team announced late Monday morning that they have acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the New York Rangers in exchange for a third round pick in the 2021 NHL...
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Paul Hamilton
June 29, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Teams have been talking all week with prospective UFA’s and the Sabres are no different. Jason Botterill said, “We’ve had some good conversations throughout the week, both myself, Ralph and the rest of our management group with players, but I think what you see in the league...
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Paul Hamilton
June 29, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Colin Miller is home in Canada, but he did speak to the media on Saturday over the phone. Miller knows that what’s going on in Vegas is special, so he’s torn with this trade to the Sabres, “I think there’s something very special going on there in Vegas and they’re going to...
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Paul Hamilton
June 28, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Vegas in salary cap trouble, the Sabres took advantage by acquiring defenseman Colin Miller from the Golden Knights. In return, the Sabres send a second round pick in 2021 and a fifth round pick in 2022. The second round pick going to Vegas is the pick they got in the...
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Paul Hamilton
June 28, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Erik Portillo wasn’t in Vancouver when the Sabres drafted him in the third round, but he is in Buffalo this week for development camp. Portillo is a big goalie and has looked pretty good in camp. He talked about how he found out he was drafted, “I was getting a call from the...
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