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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
April 10, 2019 - 11:11 am
Providence College defenseman Jacob Bryson will be the only Buffalo Sabres prospect playing in the Frozen Four this week in Buffalo. Bryson was selected in the fourth round (99th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft after being passed over in 2016. The London, Ontario native is playing in his third...
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Paul Hamilton
April 09, 2019 - 9:32 pm
Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - Jack Hughes will likely be joining Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier in New Jersey. The Devils won the NHL Draft Lottery for the second time in three years. Buffalo dropped two positions and will be drafting seventh. The Devils were third coming into the lottery. The New York...
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Brayton Wilson
April 09, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The 2019 NHL Draft Lottery is set to get underway on Tuesday night as 15 teams around the National Hockey League will hope that the lottery balls fall in their favor for a top-three pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. The top prize in this year's draft class is likely 17-year-old center Jack Hughes out of...
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Paul Hamilton
April 09, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel has now played four seasons in the National Hockey League. In his first year, he scored 24 goals and 32 assists for for 56 points in 81 games. He was injured in both of his next two seasons, netting 24 goals and 33 assists for 57 points in 61 games and 25 goals...
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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
April 08, 2019 - 5:47 pm
It is Day 1 of the post-Phil Housley era as Buffalo Sabres head coach, and the organization is wasting no time getting their search going for their next bench boss. Multiple reports surfaced on Monday, including one from TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie about the Sabres being linked to former San...
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Paul Hamilton
April 08, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent three more back to Rochester. Victor Olofsson, Alex Nylander and Lawrence Pilut have been returned for the stretch run. In 33 games, Pilut had one goal and five assists for six points. Nylander played 12 games before getting cut on the back of the leg...
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Joe DiBiase
April 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
The Buffalo Sabres appear to be moving quickly in their coaching search. Just one day after Phil Housley was fired as the head coach in Buffalo, multiple reports are connecting former Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan to the Sabres. What started as a family trip will now...
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Paul Hamilton
April 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner really hasn’t wanted to talk about his pending unrestricted free agency, but now that the season is over, he spoke a little about it on Monday. It seems like all options are still on the table for the winger. He said, “It’s been two or three days and it’s not...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
April 08, 2019 - 11:21 am
For the fifth time in seven years, the Buffalo Sabres will have a new head coach behind the bench. On Sunday, general manager Jason Botterill made the decision to relieve Phil Housley of his head coaching duties with the Sabres. In just two seasons with the Sabres, Housley amassed a record of 58-84...
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Paul Hamilton
April 07, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill spoke to the media and Buffalo hockey fans on Sunday. Botterill said in February that there wouldn’t be a coaching change and then the Pegulas both spoke in March about Jason making it clear that there wasn’t going to be a change. Botterill is very much his...
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