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Brayton Wilson
April 28, 2017 - 9:57 am
The Buffalo Sabres continue their search for a new general manager and plenty of names have been reported to have interviewed for the open position. Sportsnet's John Shannon reported last weekend reported that the team could be looking for some "new blood" at general manager opposed to the...
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Paul Hamilton
April 26, 2017 - 11:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo Sabres owner Kim Pegula confirmed on Wednesday that the search for a new general manager and head coach is in full force. She didn’t want to talk about candidates, but said they’ve already put a lot of work into the search and it could go this week and into next...
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Brayton Wilson
April 25, 2017 - 1:46 pm
It has been rumored since March that the Buffalo Sabres were expected to sign Kontinental Hockey League defenseman Viktor Antipin once his season in Russia had come to a close. On Wednesday, a league source informed WGR that Antipin is indeed going to join the Sabres for the 2017-18 season. However...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2017 - 11:06 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula spoke on Friday, he said despite reports that he had already interviewed former Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi, he hadn’t even spoken to Lombardi. New Kings general manager Rob Blake confirmed what the Sabres owner said...
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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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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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