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Derek Kramer
February 06, 2019 - 5:27 pm
With the Buffalo Sabres in the midst of a seven-game homestand, fans are doing plenty of scoreboard watching despite their slide out of a playoff spot. Buffalo is hoping to use the home ice advantage to string together a few wins to maintain their stance in the playoff race. While the rest of the...
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Derek Kramer
January 29, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Back on November 29th, the Buffalo Sabres were at the top of the National Hockey League, first place amongst all of the teams, nine points clear of the final playoff spot and at what would be the end of a 10-game winning streak. Fans were more focused on what team the Sabres could be facing in the...
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Paul Hamilton
January 28, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres' power play has gone stale in the last 10 games, but it’s still ranked 21st in the NHL at 17-percent. Phil Housley had them practicing it for quite a while on Monday. He said, “Scoring chances don’t count anymore, we have to have production. There’s times in the...
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Paul Hamilton
January 14, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Edmonton, AB (WGR 550) - Former Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges has announced his retirement. Gorges played 223 of his 783 NHL games in Buffalo. Gorges opened his career playing 96 games in San Jose before playing 464 games in Montreal. In a statement Gorges said, “I am very fortunate and grateful to...
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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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November 23, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Jeff Skinner and the Buffalo Sabres continued their remarkable run on Friday, rallying to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime at KeyBank Center. Skinner provided the game-tying and game-winning goals, the latter of which came with the man advantage, giving him a league-leading 17 goals...
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November 23, 2018 - 4:09 pm
Jeff Skinner scored twice, including on the power play in overtime, to help the Buffalo Sabres come back for a 3-2 overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens at KeyBank Center. Casey Mittelstadt capitalized on a rebound chance partway through the first period to give the Sabres a 1-0 lead. The goal...
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Derek Kramer
November 20, 2018 - 4:23 pm
The Buffalo Sabres are generating all sorts of hype as a surprise team in the National Hockey League as they're currently fourth in the league in points (28) at the quarter-mark of the season. While Buffalo is just two points out of the top spot in the Eastern Conference, the Atlantic Division is...
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Paul Hamilton
November 09, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Evan Rodrigues was moved back to center in Montreal and responded with his best game of the season. Rodrigues set up Vladimir Sobotka twice for goals and had three 2-on-1 chances in the first period alone. Rodrigues said, “I played center growing up, but hadn’t played it six...
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Kyle Powell
November 08, 2018 - 10:03 pm
A see-saw Atlantic division battle went the Buffalo Sabres' way as they took care of the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 in overtime on Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Sobotka and Jeff Skinner each potted a pair of goals, and Rasmus Ristolainen dropped the curtain on the Canadiens with an...
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