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Howard Simon
January 14, 2019 - 10:57 am
This past sports weekend stunk. The Buffalo Sabres lost to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday thanks to a slew of fluky goals. Then the Sabres lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday after they were unable to hold on to a third period lead. Thanks to the out of town scoreboard, they also dropped...
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Paul Hamilton
January 11, 2019 - 10:41 pm
Raleigh, NC (WGR 550) - Things started pretty well for Jeff Skinner in his return to Carolina. Right off the bat, he sent a nice pass to a wide open and breaking Jack Eichel, but Eichel couldn’t catch the pass or he would’ve been in alone. When Skinner was in Carolina, he was severely criticized...
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Kyle Powell
January 11, 2019 - 10:25 pm
Although Buffalo Sabres' All-Star forward Jeff Skinner scored in his return to Raleigh, North Carolina, the blue and gold were dropped 4-3 by those Carolina Hurricanes. Three of the seven total goals were scored in a span of 1:12 in the second period; a pair from the Hurricanes (Justin Williams,...
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January 11, 2019 - 7:48 pm
An evening of bizarre goals and odd bounces ended up in favor of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday in a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Three Carolina goals went off Buffalo defenseman, including both of Sebastian Aho's two goals on the evening. Aho's first...
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Paul Hamilton
January 11, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Raleigh, NC (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner will celebrate his selection for the All-Star Game by welcoming another All-Star back to the lineup. Jack Eichel missed three games and the Sabres won two of the three games. To make room for Eichel, C.J. Smith was sent back to Rochester. Skinner makes his first...
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Paul Hamilton
January 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner will play his first game in Carolina on Friday after being traded to the Sabres. Skinner played eight years with the Hurricanes, but he said he really didn’t have this date circled on his calendar, “I knew when it was, so obviously it’s my first time back there...
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Paul Hamilton
August 02, 2018 - 10:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres didn’t just start talking to Carolina about Jeff Skinner. These discussions have been going on for over three months and Sabres general manager Jason Botterill said, “We talked a lot of different scenarios over the last couple of months, just where his team was at...
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August 02, 2018 - 6:59 pm
The Buffalo Sabres surprised many on Thursday night, swinging a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes to acquire veteran winger, Jeff Skinner. The Sabres acquire the 26-year-old from Carolina in exchange for prospect Cliff Pu, a second round selection in 2019, as well as third and sixth round picks in...
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Brayton Wilson
July 11, 2018 - 10:34 am
The Buffalo Sabres have made another hiring to the team's coaching staff on Wednesday, bringing in former Carolina Hurricanes assistant coach Steve Smith to the same role. Smith has spent nine years coaching in the National Hockey League, serving as an assistant with the Hurricanes, the Edmonton...
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June 11, 2018 - 5:04 pm
Kyle Powell reporting @_kpowell2 As the rumors continue to grow around veteran forward Ryan O'Reilly, so slowly does the list of potential suitors. Since locker cleanout day, O'Reilly's future with the Buffalo Sabres has been up in the air. There have been people who have emerged and risen to his...
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