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April 24, 2017 - 12:37 am
Joe DiBiase @DiBiaseWGR Following wins by the Washington Capitals and Ottawa Senators on Sunday, the NHL will not feature a Game 7 in the Quarterfinal Round for the first time since 2001. The Toronto Maple Leafs were minutes away from forcing a Game 7 in Washington on Tuesday following a goal from...
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Sal Capaccio
April 23, 2017 - 11:49 pm
The Bills have until Monday at 4 p.m. to officially inform the league if they are going to match Mike Gillislee’s two-year, $6.4 million offer sheet from the New England Patriots or allow the running back to move on to the defending Super Bowl Champions. If they elect not to match, the Bills will...
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April 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
by Mike Jafari @mjafariWGR The hunt has begun for the Buffalo Sabres, as the team searches for their next general manager and head coach. With the Vegas Expansion Draft and the NHL Entry-Level Draft looming, the team is wasting little time in putting together a list of candidates. Sportnet's John...
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Paul Hamilton
April 21, 2017 - 6:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We heard from Ryan O’Reilly earlier on Friday, and now Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta was on NBCSN as a guest analyst for the Leafs-Capitals telecast. The first thing they talked about was the firing of general manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma. Gionta said...
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Paul Hamilton
April 21, 2017 - 3:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - As Terry and Kim Pegula begin interviewing candidates to run their hockey team, there is still day-to-day business that needs to take place. The team has been trying to sign KHL defenseman Viktor Antipin. His season just ended, and on Friday the New York Rangers inked one of...
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Paul Hamilton
April 21, 2017 - 12:02 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many have expressed surprise that Tim Murray and Dan Bylsma were fired, but the players haven’t had their say yet. Ryan O’Reilly is preparing for the World Championships, but he said Thursday’s events took him off guard, “I was a little surprised. I thought it was going to...
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Brayton Wilson
April 21, 2017 - 11:47 am
Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula addressed the media on Friday morning, one day after the firing of general manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma. Here is what he had to say at his press conference: "Six years ago, I stood here and told the Buffalo Sabres fans that the reason for our...
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Paul Hamilton
April 20, 2017 - 9:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In his tenure as Sabres general manager, Tim Murray had three drafts and 22 trades. Let’s start with his drafts. The 2014 draft may only have one player that makes the NHL. Sam Reinhart was the 2nd overall pick and had a nice rookie season. He regressed in his second year...
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Paul Hamilton
April 20, 2017 - 5:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres firings didn’t stop with Tim Murray and Dan Bylsma. Buffalo has also let go the director of pro scouting Rob Murphy and the director of amateur scouting Greg Royce. Both men were hired by Murray on August 4, 2014.
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Sal Capaccio
April 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
The helmets were on. The music was blasting. The coaches were closely watching every step and throw. But here, players still can’t touch one another. Welcome to NFL veteran minicamp. The Bills wrapped up their three-day voluntary veteran minicamp Thursday inside the ADPRO Sports Training Center in...
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