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Howard Simon
April 22, 2017 - 9:32 am
What a week, huh Sabres fans? The firing of Dan Bylsma was not unexpected. I’ll bet even Byslma thought he might be on the way out after only two years on the job. But I was surprised at the decision to end Tim Murray’s run as Sabres general manager after a little over three years. Perhaps I...
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April 21, 2017 - 5:56 pm
Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR Terry Pegula has been the Buffalo Sabres' owner since 2011, and the Bills owner since 2014. Following the firing of Dan Bylsma on Thursday, the next Sabres' coach will make it eight head coaches under Pegula between the two teams. All but one of those coaches were...
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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 - 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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Paul Hamilton
April 20, 2017 - 10:23 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have announced that both general manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma have been relieved of their duties. Owner Terry Pegula issued this statement, “After reviewing the past season and looking at the future of our organization, Kim and I have...
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Brayton Wilson
April 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
At locker room cleanout day on April 10, Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly told the media that he had been reached out to for a position with Team Canada at the upcoming IIHF World Championship starting May 5 in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France. On Wednesday, Hockey Canada released its...
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April 19, 2017 - 4:12 pm
Following his report on WGR550.com Wednesday morning, which included a reference to Jack Eichel having no desire to sign an extension with the Sabres this summer if Dan Bylsma remains the head coach, our own Paul Hamilton joined Schopp and the Bulldog. Paul Hamilton on S&B "It's been well...
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Paul Hamilton
April 19, 2017 - 10:29 am
(WGR 550) - Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray said last Wednesday that he would be meeting with the Pegulas this week and today is the day. The meeting, originally scheduled to be held in Florida, is now being held in Buffalo. Jeremy White correctly reported that Murray is in meetings that...
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