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Paul Hamilton
September 22, 2019 - 9:31 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - As promised the Sabres have made some roster moves. Arttu Ruotsalainen got plenty of action in preseason and showed he isn’t quite ready for the NHL, so he has been sent back to Finland to play for Ilves (Liga). He could not go to the AHL unless his Finnish club gave...
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Paul Hamilton
September 21, 2019 - 10:35 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Marcus Johansson told Sabres.com that playing center is no big deal and he likes playing center. He showed it Saturday night against the Leafs. I thought the new Sabre did a pretty good job in between Victor Olofsson and Ramus Asplund. The Swedes seem to communicate well...
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WGR 550
September 21, 2019 - 7:47 pm
Victor Olofsson's 2nd goal late in the third period sealed a 5-3 win for the Sabres over the Toronto Maple Leafs at KeyBank Center Saturday night. It was the second game of a home and home between the two rivals. The opening ten minutes were scoreless, but the Leafs made things interesting off a...
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Paul Hamilton
September 21, 2019 - 1:49 am
Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - The Sabres lost in Toronto 3-0, but the young lineup hung in there with the likes of Auston Matthews and William Nylander. June's first round pick Dylan Cozens was Buffalo’s top player in this one and it happened right off the hop. Early on, Cozens won a battle behind the...
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WGR 550
September 20, 2019 - 7:51 pm
The Buffalo Sabres dropped their second game of the 2019 preseason on Friday night, getting shut out by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-0 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. It was a generally even first period, but it was the Leafs who came away from the first period with the lead as Andreas Johnsson was...
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Paul Hamilton
September 20, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Will Borgen seemed to improve every game in his first professional season. Borgen was a physical presence in Rochester and was a very good stay at home defenseman, Borgen credits his growth to one of the veterans, “I learned a lot, especially from the older guys. I played...
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Paul Hamilton
September 19, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Last season, the Sabres had no defensive structure. It was obvious in many games that players were just all over the place and had no idea where they were supposed to be. That goes hand and hand with the goaltending. Yes, the Sabres need a better save percentage from Carter...
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Brayton Wilson
September 19, 2019 - 12:38 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will be down another defenseman moving forward as Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the preseason with a hand injury. Defenseman Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the preseason due to a hand injury. We will provide an update on his status at the conclusion of training...
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Brayton Wilson
September 19, 2019 - 11:55 am
The Buffalo Sabres have made their first roster cut of the preseason, sending forward Matej Pekar back to the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Matej Pekar to the Barrie Colts (OHL). https://t.co/ywHoDxQywc — Sabres PR (@...
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Paul Hamilton
September 17, 2019 - 11:14 pm
Columbus, OH (WGR 550) - It wasn’t a good first outing for the second group of Sabres playing their first preseason game of 2019. Columbus came out fast, and the Sabres didn’t have their legs at all night. With that in mind, I’m not going to judge anybody on their first preseason game. Yes, the...
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