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May 11, 2017 - 5:23 pm
Derek Kramer reporting @DerekKramerWGR Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill met with the media for the first time after being hired as the franchise's eighth general manager in team history on Thursday. "I'm looking forward to building a hockey operations...
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Paul Hamilton
May 11, 2017 - 10:06 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Former Sabres player Jason Botterill is back. As expected, the 40-year-old is the Sabres' new general manager. Botterill is the Sabres' eighth general manager and takes over for the fired Tim Murray. In a statement, Sabres' owner Terry Pegula said, “We are very happy to...
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Brayton Wilson
May 11, 2017 - 8:52 am
The Conference Final round is all set after Wednesday night's Game 7 matchups that saw the Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks advancing. In the East, the Penguins avoid losing a series after being up three games to one with a 2-0 win over the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in the...
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Paul Hamilton
May 10, 2017 - 12:35 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA is now 3-1 at the World Championships, thanks to a 3-0 victory over Italy. Wednesday's game wasn’t as close as the score would indicate as Detroit’s Jimmy Howard only had to make nine saves to secure his shutout. At the other end, Andreas Bernard faced 32 shots. The New York...
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Brayton Wilson
May 10, 2017 - 8:49 am
The Ottawa Senators are the second team in the National Hockey League to punch their ticket to the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Ottawa closed out their series with the New York Rangers on Tuesday night with a 4-2 win at Madison Square Garden in New York City. They will now await the...
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Sal Capaccio
May 10, 2017 - 12:17 am
Here's a rundown of all the general managers in Buffalo Bills' franchise history and the years each served, including Brandon Beane, who was announced as the team's 13th general manager Tuesday afternoon: Richard Gallagher 1960-1966 Bob Lustig 1967-1978 Stew Barber 1979-1982 Pat McGroder 1983 Terry...
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Paul Hamilton
May 09, 2017 - 9:08 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It had been rumored, but the National Hockey League made it official on Tuesday night: the Sabres are back in the Winter Classic. Buffalo will play the New York Rangers on January 1, 2018 at the home of the New York Mets, Citi Field. The Sabres hosted the first Winter...
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Sal Capaccio
May 09, 2017 - 6:18 pm
The Buffalo Bills have hired Brandon Beane as their new general manager. We have our GM. Brandon Beane has been named the General Manager of the Buffalo Bills! pic.twitter.com/z81rG3mp8N — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) May 9, 2017 Beane, 40, was the Panthers' assistant general manager for the past...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:39 pm
The Buffalo Bills added some more depth to their linebacking corps with the signing Carl Bradford to their roster on Tuesday. Bradford, 24, was waived by the San Francisco 49ers back on May 2. Bradford has played in six games over the past four seasons since being drafted by the Green Bay Packers...
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Brayton Wilson
May 09, 2017 - 5:01 am
The Buffalo Sabres may have to wait a couple more days to make any official announcement of the probable hiring of Jason Botterill as general manager. That's because the Pittsburgh Penguins could not close out their series with the Washington Capitals on Monday night on home ice. Washington...
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