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October 09, 2019 - 7:15 am
The Buffalo Sabres are off to a good start to the 2019-20 season through one week of action. In three games played to this point, the Sabres are 2-0-1 with wins in the first two games over the Pittsburgh Penguins and New Jersey Devils. While Buffalo lost in overtime on Monday to the Columbus Blue...
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Paul Hamilton
October 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many were surprised when Evan Rodrigues was one of the healthy scratches for the first three games. An upper-body injury to Conor Sheary is going to give Rodrigues a chance to play Wednesday against Montreal. The forward said he was shocked he wasn’t playing, “Yes,...
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Paul Hamilton
October 07, 2019 - 10:41 pm
(WGR 550) - Linus Ullmark stood on his head, making 27 saves in the first two periods and allowed his team to be tied 2-2. Ullmark made three acrobatic saves on a Columbus power play, especially one on Gus Nyqvist directly in front. It didn’t end there as Ullmark stole a point, making 40 saves to...
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October 07, 2019 - 7:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres clawed their way to a point on Monday night, but ended up dropping their first game of the 2019-20 season in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. The Sabres were able to force overtime thanks to a late power play goal from forward Victor Olofsson...
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Paul Hamilton
October 07, 2019 - 1:27 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres are only making one change to their lineup tonight. Ralph Krueger told reporters that Linus Ullmark will gets his first start of the season in goal. The lines and defense are the same with Evan Rodrigues and John Gilmour as the healthy scratches. In their first two games,...
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Paul Hamilton
October 06, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Back probably, at least, 10 years ago, coaches would number their lines one through four. In those days, your top center would play with your No. 1 left winger and so on. Those days are long gone as coaches don’t number lines anymore. This is a concept that most fans and...
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Paul Hamilton
October 05, 2019 - 10:32 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres came to play in a big way in the home opener. Buffalo scored on its first three power plays and skated circles around the bewildered Devils, winning 7-2. The fans started blowing the roof off the place just 2:56 in when Victor Olofsson found the back of the net...
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WGR 550
October 05, 2019 - 7:49 pm
For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the Buffalo Sabres earn a win in the team's regular season home opener. The Sabres are 2-0-0 to start the 2019-20 season after a dominating 7-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. Buffalo got an early power play chance to...
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Paul Hamilton
October 05, 2019 - 11:54 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - John Tortorella pretty much never has his team on the ice for a morning skate and Ralph Krueger is doing the same. As the Sabres prepare for the home opener, Krueger had his team come to the arena for off-ice work and meetings, but no skate. The head coach said, “Don’t...
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Paul Hamilton
October 04, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Conor Sheary spoke in the offseason about how he needed to improve his game from his first year with the Sabres. In Game 1, he did that, along with scoring two goals. Sheary was engaged in the battles and spent time in front of the net. Last season, he spent a lot of time on...
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