Buffalo Sabres

Brayton Wilson
August 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
It looks like the Will Butcher sweepstakes will be over by the end of the week. According to reports from both Mike Chambers of the Denver Post and Mike Morreale from NHL.com , Butcher will make a decision on his NHL future by Sunday. In an email to NHL.com on Thursday, Butcher said, "I will be...
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Paul Hamilton
August 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin left Russia about two weeks ago to come to Buffalo and start to get used to his new team and new city. Antipin said he likes it around Western New York because it reminds him of home, “I like Buffalo, it’s a small city, a...
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Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s starting to get closer as the Sabres offseason is winding down and the prospects report. Many of the youngsters are already in Buffalo working out with the strength and condition coaches as are a few of the veterans. Skating on Wednesday were Brendan Guhle, C.J. Smith,...
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Brayton Wilson
August 22, 2017 - 3:55 pm
It has been nearly a full week since defenseman Will Butcher hit the free agent market after completing his senior season at he University of Denver. The 2017 Hobey Baker Award winner has reportedly had talks with a dozen NHL teams about signing an entry-level contract, and is expected to cut down...
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August 18, 2017 - 3:45 pm
After a 2014-15 campaign which saw him score 15 goals and 30 points in 61 games, Zemgus Girgensons' game has regressed over the past two years with just 14 goals and 34 points combined. Once thought of as a valuable center with the potential to be a 20-25 goal scorer, expectations for the 23-year...
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Paul Hamilton
August 17, 2017 - 5:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have signed their last restricted free agent. Zemgus Girgensons gets a two-year deal with an annual average value of $1.6 million. That gives the Sabres just over $7.2 million of cap space left for the upcoming season. Girgensons has put in four seasons...
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Brayton Wilson
August 15, 2017 - 4:04 pm
For the second straight season, the most recent Hobey Baker Award winner as college hockey's top player is heading to free agency. Former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher has decided not to sign with the Colorado Avalanche and has hit the free agent market. The 22-year old Wisconsin...
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Brayton Wilson
August 07, 2017 - 5:26 am
The 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Hockey Championship could feature a number of Buffalo Sabres prospects playing in Buffalo this upcoming December and January. Arguably, the one prospect that will get a lot of attention throughout the tournament for the United States is forward, Casey Mittelstadt...
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Brayton Wilson
August 01, 2017 - 10:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres have added another former NHLer to their player development coaching staff on Tuesday with the hiring of Mike Komisarek. Komisarek, 35, spent eleven seasons in the National Hockey League with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes. He finished his...
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Brayton Wilson
July 31, 2017 - 11:11 am
The Buffalo Sabres will be featured on national television seven times for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The NHL announced the entire national telecast schedule on Monday, which includes the Sabres to play seven games on NBC and NBCSN. This is one less game than last season when the Sabres were...
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