Buffalo Sabres

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Paul Hamilton
November 08, 2019 - 6:14 pm
(WGR 550) - I think the thing that bothered me the most about the Sabres' fourth straight loss was there was very little urgency or intensity in their game. For the first five minutes of the game and the last 10 minutes, they worked hard, possessed the puck and played in the offensive zone. Other...
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WGR 550
November 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
In the first of two games for the NHL's Global Series in Sweden, the Buffalo Sabres dropped a 3-2 decision to the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The loss gives Buffalo its fourth straight defeat, and drops the Sabres to 9-5-2 in the standings. Tampa Bay's win also allows...
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Paul Hamilton
November 07, 2019 - 1:37 pm
(WGR 550) - Victor Hedman is the only Swedish player on the Tampa Bay roster, but Buffalo will have the home advantage. Swedes with the Sabres include Rasmus Dahlin, Victor Olofsson, Linus Ullmark, Johan Larsson, Marcus Johansson and Lawrence Pilut. Buffalo and the Lightning will play two games on...
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Paul Hamilton
November 03, 2019 - 6:02 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres need three goalies to go to Sweden, so Andrew Hammond will travel with the team. Marco Scandella has been put on injured reserve, so Lawrence Pilut gets to travel to his homeland as he gets called up. Pilut played 33 games for the Sabres last season. The...
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Paul Hamilton
November 02, 2019 - 10:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There’s not much to say about the Sabres' 1-0 loss to the Islanders. It certainly wasn’t from a lack of effort. The team worked hard and limited the chances just like the Islanders did. Jack Eichel was on the post-game show and said, “I thought we had a lot of opportunities...
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WGR 550
November 02, 2019 - 7:29 pm
It was a low scoring affair to celebrate "70's Night" at KeyBank Center on Saturday night, but the Buffalo Sabres came out on the short end of a 1-0 loss to the New York Islanders on home ice. The game's lone goal came just 5:19 into the opening period as Islanders forward Derick Brassard managed...
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Paul Hamilton
November 02, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ralph Krueger announced that Jimmy Vesey will return to the lineup on Saturday, and Brandon Montour will play his first game of the season. Vesey will go in for Evan Rodrigues and Montour replaces John Gilmour. On Friday, Victor Olofsson was named the NHL's Rookie of the...
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Paul Hamilton
November 01, 2019 - 10:34 pm
(WGR 550) - It took the Sabres 4:27 of horrendous play in the first period the clinch their third loss in four games. Washington netted four goals in the first period and never looked back. Buffalo has now lost two games in a row for the first time all season. Buffalo had much better of the play in...
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Kyle Powell
November 01, 2019 - 7:11 pm
All it took was a crushing 4:27 span of the first period on Friday, in which the Buffalo Sabres allowed four goals in a 6-1 loss to the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Buffalo's only goal of the night came off the stick of defenseman Henri Jokiharju, who scored his...
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Paul Hamilton
November 01, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Victor Olofsson has been named NHL Rookie of the Month for October. Olofsson scored all six goals he had in the month in his first seven games. All six goals were also scored on the power play. He does not have a 5-on-5 goal in his brief NHL career. Olofsson added four...
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