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Paul Hamilton
June 03, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Clarence Center’s Case McCarthy played on the same team with Jack Hughes, Alex Turcotte, Trevor Zegras, Cole Caufield and Matthew Boldy. They are all in the U.S. National Team Development Program and played for the Under-18 team. McCarthy won’t go in the first round of the...
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Kyle Powell
May 31, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The Jeff Skinner saga rolls on as we approach the start of June on Saturday. Discussions between the pending unrestricted free agent and the Buffalo Sabres are starting to "intensify", per reports from TSN's Bob McKenzie on Wednesday . As we sit about a month away from the start of NHL Free Agency...
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Brayton Wilson
May 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
Contract negotiations between the Buffalo Sabres and forward Jeff Skinner seem to be picking up as the free agency period approaches on July 1. According to TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie while on the NBC Sports Network broadcast with Kathryn Tappen, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill and...
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Brayton Wilson
May 26, 2019 - 7:43 pm
For the first time since 2011, Finland takes home the gold medal at the IIHF World Championship with a 3-1 win on Sunday over Team Canada in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Canadians took the early lead just 10:02 into the first period as Shea Theodore (Vegas Golden Knights) fired home his second goal of...
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Paul Hamilton
May 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada was 0.4-seconds from being eliminated at the World Championship, but somehow escaped Switzerland to advance to the semi-finals. In another quarterfinal game on Thursday, Team USA was knocked out of the tournament by Russia 4-3. Since both games started at the same time, I...
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Paul Hamilton
May 22, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have to make a decision in June if they’re going to give qualifying offers to Johan Larsson and Zemgus Girgensons. They’ve already signed European free agent center Arttu Ruotsalainen and have Rasmus Asplund down in Rochester. Asplund had a rough start to his...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
May 22, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Although Ralph Krueger's one and only NHL head coaching stint was short, he was able to earn the respect of many of those he worked with. Krueger became the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers just before the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, and lasted just 48 games before he was fired to be...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
May 21, 2019 - 10:01 am
It has been nearly a week since the Buffalo Sabres officially announced Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. Krueger has a long history of coaching in the game of hockey, both at an international level and at the NHL level. He led his Austrian team to five consecutive...
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Brayton Wilson
May 21, 2019 - 7:46 am
Sabres 2019 draft picks: Round 1 (7) - Dylan Cozens - C - Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL) Round 1 (31) - Ryan Johnson - D - Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) Round 3 (67) - Erik Portillo - G - Frölunda HC J20 (SuperElit) Round 4 (102) - Aaron Huglen - RW - Roseau High School (USHS) Round 5 (143) - Filip...
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