Buffalo Sabres

Zach Bogosian
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It has already been a whirlwind 2019-20 season for the Buffalo Sabres, and the year is only a quarter of the way done. After a hot start in October, where the team finished the month 9-2-2, the team has taken a nose dive in the standings in November with a 1-7-1 record in nine games. The team still...
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John Gilmour
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Brayton Wilson
November 22, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres placed defenseman John Gilmour on waivers on Friday for the purpose of assignment to the Rochester Americans in the American Hockey League. When the clock struck noon on Saturday, no team decided to put a claim on Gilmour, allowing him to clear waivers and join the Amerks. Roster...
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Tuukka Rask
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Paul Hamilton
November 22, 2019 - 12:17 am
(WGR 550) - If you’re into moral victories, then Thursday in Boston was for you. I thought the Sabres may have played their best game of the season, but they can’t score and they lost 3-2. There’s no question at all that the first period was Buffalo’s best of the season. Buffalo came out flying...
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Johan Larsson
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Paul Hamilton
November 21, 2019 - 11:56 am
(WGR 550) - The Sabres have just one win in nine games and things don’t get any easier with games coming up in Boston, Florida and Tampa Bay. Buffalo hasn’t scored a power play goal in eight games, and the penalty kill has given one up in six straight games. I will say the Sabres were pretty good...
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Don Granato
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Paul Hamilton
November 20, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Assistant coach Don Granato returned to the ice for Sabres' practice on Wednesday. On Sept. 28, Granato was diagnosed with severe pneumonia. Granato’s brother Tony was quoted as saying that there was a time early on that they didn’t know if he’d pull through. Ralph Krueger...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
November 20, 2019 - 11:03 am
Despite snapping a six-game losing streak this weekend against the Ottawa Senators, the Buffalo Sabres are still on a downward trend since the calendar turned to November. After a 9-2-2 record to start the season in October, the Sabres have significantly cooled off with a 1-6-1 record in eight...
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Mike Schopp
November 20, 2019 - 11:02 am
I've been staring at the screen for more than an hour. I'm overdue to write a column and given the Sabres' recent play -- last two weeks or last 10 years, you define recent -- they really need to be my subject. Most thoughts I have are forced. When something out of your control bothers you in your...
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Paul Hamilton
November 19, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill got back from Toronto a few hours before the start of Tuesday’s game. The pressure is on the Sabres general manager as the losses and injuries keep piling up. Fans are clamoring for a trade to get a forward. Botterill said, “We just had our GM meetings today...
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Kyle Powell
November 19, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The Buffalo Sabres fell to 10-8-3 on the 2019-20 season after falling 4-1 to the lowly Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. The visiting Wild jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two periods of play, and it wasn't until a Brandon Montour goal late in the third period, with Buffalo's net...
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Paul Hamilton
November 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres only had two forward choices in Rochester to call up, so Ralph Krueger has decided to go with seven defensemen. John Gilmour will alternate between forward and defense. Krueger said this is probably a one-game thing, “We’re quite optimistic that somebody will be...
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