Chris Taylor

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Paul Hamilton
April 28, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Rochester, NY (WGR 550) - Despite not picking up a point in his three AHL playoff games, I think Victor Olofsson will be one of the young guys to earn a spot on next year's Sabres team. In 66 games with Rochester, the hard-shooting winger netted 30 goals and 33 assists for 66 points. The Amerks'...
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Paul Hamilton
April 16, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The last person the Flyers hired as their coach came from college hockey and North Dakota in Dave Hakstol. Despite making the playoffs in three out of four seasons, he was fired three-and-a-half years in. Now, Philadelphia is dipping into the old boys network by hiring...
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Paul Hamilton
February 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is approaching his first trade deadline as a general manager. In the next two weeks, many players including Evander Kane could be playing elsewhere. It’s hard to believe this with what we’ve seen from the Sabres this season, but the emergence of Casey Nelson...
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Brayton Wilson
November 24, 2017 - 11:14 pm
Alexander Nylander is back on the ice for the Rochester Americans after missing more than two months of action with a lower-body injury suffered at the Sabres Prospects Challenge. In his fourth game of the 2017-18 season, Nylander scored his first goal of the season just 52-seconds into a 10-3...
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Paul Hamilton
November 03, 2017 - 4:37 pm
Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - Many thought Nick Baptiste would make the Sabres out of training camp, but things didn’t work out that way. The kid didn’t show much in prospects camp or training camp and started the year in Rochester. His year with the Amerks also started slowly and he was starting the get...
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Paul Hamilton
July 10, 2017 - 4:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Amerks coach Chris Taylor has been in charge of the on-ice portion of Sabres Development Camp. This is Taylor’s first opportunity as a head coach and he said he’s learning about players that he’ll have this year and beyond, “Absolutely, just little things that they do on the...
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June 30, 2017 - 6:31 pm
New Rochester Americans GM Randy Sexton has made his first move as GM. Chris Taylor has been named the 32nd head coach in Amerks history. Taylor was a long time Amerk, playing from the team from 1999 to 2006. During that stretch he played 90 games for the Sabres, scoring 8 goals and 12 assists. He...
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