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Paul Hamilton
October 05, 2017 - 9:07 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The new look Buffalo Sabres get to showoff their progress as opening night has arrived. Brand new head coach Phil Housley has been stressing pace in each and every practice and has been frustrated at times because picking up a new system doesn't happen overnight. You will...
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Paul Hamilton
October 01, 2017 - 2:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres practiced on Sunday without Zach Bogosian, Jake McCabe, Evan Rodrigues, Alex Nylander and Sean Malone. Bogosian left Friday's game in the third period. Phil Housley said, “We got some news yesterday and it's more of a day-to-day, lower body injury. He seems to be...
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Paul Hamilton
September 05, 2017 - 2:32 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel was back in town and skated with his teammates for the first time. Eichel covered many topics afterwards including his contract. It seems like that Eichel may have to start the season without a deal. He said, “I have no problem playing the year out.” “I’m pretty...
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Paul Hamilton
August 25, 2017 - 11:47 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Robin Lehner got on the ice for the first time on Thursday. For the second straight summer, Lehner has been working out at Buffalo MMA and he looks like he's in great shape. Lehner is going to show up to training camp with a ton of weight off and in top physical condition...
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Paul Hamilton
June 29, 2017 - 12:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley would not make himself available during the NHL Entry Draft in Chicago, but he did come on WGR Sports Radio 550 on Thursday joining the Instigators. Housley is spending his time interviewing assistant coaches and sitting in on free agent meetings. He said, “In...
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Brayton Wilson
June 20, 2017 - 6:25 pm
It doesn't appear as though any of the assistant coaches under Dan Bylsma will be returning to the Buffalo Sabres under new head coach, Phil Housley. According to John Vogl of The Buffalo News, general manager Jason Botterill and Housley will not bring back Bob Woods, Terry Murray, or Tom Ward for...
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Paul Hamilton
June 15, 2017 - 2:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have found the replacement for Dan Bylsma. Phil Housley will be the 18th head coach in franchise history. Housley has been an assistant with the Nashville Predators which just took Pittsburgh to six games before losing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Housley was in...
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Paul Hamilton
June 15, 2017 - 10:40 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - One of the most respected and accurate hockey insiders has said the Sabres have not contacted a man who many believed was a leading candidate to be Sabres coach. TSN’s Darren Dreger tweeted out “I’m surprised to learn the Sabres did not contact Rick Tocchet about coaching...
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Paul Hamilton
June 07, 2017 - 10:15 am
(WGR 550) - Two former Sabres assistant coaches have gotten head coaching jobs in junior hockey. James Patrick and Dan Lambert have been hired in the Western Hockey League. Kootenay has given Patrick his first head coaching job after spending 10 seasons as an assistant to Lindy Ruff in Dallas and...
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Paul Hamilton
May 31, 2017 - 3:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel is back in Western New York for one day to help out a charity close to his heart and to speak with the new general manager of the Buffalo Sabres. Eichel went to three Tim Horton’s around the area with all of today’s profits going to the Tim Horton’s Children’s...
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