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Howard Simon
June 24, 2019 - 11:54 am
The NHL Draft weekend came and went without Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill making a trade. That just means we have more time to debate the merits of keeping or dealing Rasmus Ristolainen. It is a hot topic among Sabres fans with some thinking it would be a mistake to give up on a...
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Paul Hamilton
June 24, 2019 - 11:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Teams are into the NHL courting period before, what I call stupid time, gets going on July 1. That’s when general managers drastically overpay players to contracts they’re sorry for within two or three seasons. There are a couple of names I’d target, if I were Jason...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2019 - 10:20 am
It may be a stretch to try and convince a guy like Joe Pavelski to go from San Jose, California to Buffalo, New York, but Pavelski would be the perfect fit for the Sabres. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic wrote on Monday that he believes that the Sabres are among the teams that have contacted Pavelski...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 10:24 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - It seemed like Jason Botterill and his staff were targeting some players so they moved up twice thanks to trades with Vancouver and Detroit. On Day 2 of the draft, there were going to be no CHL players taken by Buffalo like No. 1 pick Dylan Cozens, and that was by design...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres wrapped up their 2019 NHL Draft by taking left winger Lukas Rousek with the 160th overall pick in the sixth round. With the 160th overall pick, we select Lukas Rousek. #Sabres50 | #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/Qc9BM0ksmF — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 20-year-old...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - The Sabres made six picks in the 2019 NHL Draft and made two trades to move up. Buffalo sent their fourth and sixth round picks to Vancouver for the right to move up in the fourth round and take Aaron Huglen, a Minnesota high school winger. The Sabres then traded their...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
The Buffalo Sabres moved up in the fourth round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select right winger Aaron Huglen out of Roseau High School in Minnesota. Welcome to the Sabres, Aaron! #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/RHB4cZLsEw — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 In order to take Huglen with the 102nd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 4:57 pm
For a second time on Saturday, the Buffalo Sabres moved up in the 2019 NHL Draft to get a player that they targeted. The Sabres ended up trading the 177th overall pick and the 191st overall pick in this year's draft to the Detroit Red Wings in order to move back into the fifth round. With the 143rd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 2:44 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added a goaltender to their system on Saturday, taking Erik Portillo with the 67th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. With the 67th overall pick, we select goaltender Erik Portillo. #Sabres50 pic.twitter.com/hOgC5ahMCq — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 18-year-...
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Paul Hamilton
June 22, 2019 - 3:26 am
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - Just like the NFL Draft fell perfectly for the Bills to draft Ed Oliver, the NHL Draft fell almost perfectly for the Sabres to grab Dylan Cozens. Jack Hughes went No. 1 to New Jersey and then the Rangers snagged Kaapo Kakko. Chicago didn’t take Alex Turcotte and instead...
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