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Brayton Wilson
September 30, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Tuesday at 5 p.m. EDT marks the time at which all 31 teams around the National Hockey League must have their rosters trimmed down to 23 players to start the 2019-20 season. However, the Buffalo Sabres made seven roster moves on Monday to trim their roster down before the season opener on Thursday...
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Paul Hamilton
September 24, 2019 - 8:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With all the injuries on the Sabres' defense, Casey Nelson got some time on Tuesday at left defense with Will Borgen. The 27-year-old is in his fourth professional season and has split time between Buffalo and Rochester every year. The defense will have a different look this...
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Paul Hamilton
March 14, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With the injury to Zach Bogosian, Casey Nelson will be back in the lineup against Pittsburgh. After the Colorado game, Nelson took heavy criticism for his non-response after Nikita Zadorov hit Jack Eichel in the neck after the whistle. Nelson is sick about the whole thing...
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Paul Hamilton
March 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have really dipped into the college free agent market. We can go as far back as Brian Flynn, Tim Schaller, Chad Ruhwedel, Casey Nelson and C.J. Smith as college free agents the Sabres have signed. Evan Rodrigues has made a pretty good career for himself after...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
February 19, 2019 - 12:56 pm
With just 24 games left in the 2018-19 season, the Buffalo Sabres find themselves six points back of the second Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. Over the weekend, the club lost badly to two of the bottom teams in the National Hockey League, and were outscored 9-3 in those two games. The...
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Paul Hamilton
February 18, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - Kyle Okposo was in New Jersey and skated Sunday morning, but something wasn’t right and he was sent home. Okposo left the game on Friday after a fight with Tony DeAngelo. Phil Housley said, “Kyle’s back in Buffalo getting further evaluated." Housley said he didn’t have any...
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Paul Hamilton
February 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Newark, NJ (WGR 550) - The Sabres have recalled Casey Nelson from Rochester. He spent five games with the Amerks on conditioning. He had one assist on those games. Nelson has missed 28 games with an upper-body injury. Marco Scandella is not on the trip and Buffalo had to make room for Nelson. It...
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Paul Hamilton
January 27, 2019 - 7:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Sunday, the Sabres were back on the ice as a team for the first time since they lost in Vancouver on Jan. 18. Buffalo had it’s five-day bye week, followed by the All-Star break. Only Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner were missing from practice as they were flying back from the...
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Brayton Wilson
December 07, 2018 - 10:48 am
The Buffalo Sabres are currently facing some significant injuries on the blue line. Jake McCabe and Casey Nelson out on a week-to-week basis with upper-body injuries, while Marco Scandella and Matt Hunwick are both day-to-day with upper-body injuries. With the depth on defense looking thin in...
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Paul Hamilton
October 24, 2018 - 2:05 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Six of the Sabres' seven defensemen have scored a goal this season with Casey Nelson the only one not on the board. Last season, it took until December to get one from the back end. I had wondered if Phil Housley and tweaked his system over the summer, but he said it’s...
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