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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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Brayton Wilson
April 07, 2019 - 3:12 pm
After a 58-84-22 record in two seasons as the head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, head coach Phil Housley was relieved of his duties with the organization by general manager Jason Botterill on Sunday. Housley lasts just two seasons behind the bench with the Sabres after being hired by the team in...
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Bulldog
April 07, 2019 - 2:54 pm
The Buffalo Sabres had to fire head coach Phil Housley. That’s the single biggest takeaway from the news on Sunday afternoon. It simply had to be done. We could go over all of the reasons. The lineup decisions, the explanations for the lineup decisions, the “shot mentality”, saying that the team...
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Paul Hamilton
April 07, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have fired head coach Phil Housley. In two seasons, Housley’s teams finished dead last at 31st overall and 27th this season. In his two seasons, Housley's record was 58-84-22. On Nov. 28, the Sabres were No. 1 in the NHL and riding a 10-game winning streak. After...
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Derek Kramer
April 06, 2019 - 11:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres ended their tumultuous season on a high note with a 7-1 thrashing of the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to the blowout win, Sabres forward Jeff Skinner became the team's first 40-goal scorer in a season since Thomas...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2019 - 11:22 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - After some really bad and unacceptable efforts, it was nice to see the Sabres close the season with three good games. I don’t know what happened in the room to appeal to their pride, but the games against Nashville, Ottawa and in Detroit were full of effort. In the end, it...
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Derek Kramer
April 06, 2019 - 7:51 pm
The Buffalo Sabres ended the 2018-19 season on a high note, blowing out the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday by a 7-1 score at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The win for Buffalo marks the first time the Sabres have won consecutive games since December 11 and 13, and the first time the team...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - Two teams heading in two different directions play their final game in Detroit on Saturday. Both the Sabres and the Red Wings are 32-39-10, but Detroit has won six out of seven games and eight out of 10, while the Sabres have lost 15-of-17 and 21 out of 25. Phil Housley said...
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Paul Hamilton
April 04, 2019 - 10:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - All night long, I just had a feeling that Jason Pominville was going to score. He scored in his first game back from Minnesota, he scored in his 1,000th game and he scored in, what could be, his last game in Buffalo as a Sabre. Pominville joined us on the post-game show and...
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