National Hockey League

Paul Hamilton
October 13, 2019 - 5:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin didn’t play in the final 8:23 of the third period against Florida after a horrible shift behind his own net. Dahlin has struggled mightily defensively, especially in the last two games. He did get one shift in overtime and said, “It was a 1-0 lead and we have...
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Paul Hamilton
October 11, 2019 - 11:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We’ve been talking all season about how good the Johan Larsson line has been with Zemgus Girgensons and Kyle Okposo, and they finally got rewarded on Friday night. That line has spent most of the season in the offensive zone, and has been getting bodies and pucks to the net...
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Paul Hamilton
October 11, 2019 - 11:33 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have not had good luck against Florida. In the last 10 games, Buffalo is 2-7-1, but Marcus Johansson couldn’t care less. He said he’s not at all interested in the past, he’s only interested in today. The Sabres are 3-0-1, which is their best start since 2009-10...
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Paul Hamilton
October 10, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Colin Miller has now spent some time in his new town between training camp and the regular season starting. The former Golden Knights defenseman has enjoyed his time as a Sabre so far, “It’s been fun, obviously with the good start here and it makes it fun, but there’s...
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Paul Hamilton
October 09, 2019 - 10:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Wednesday’s game was a game with quite a few momentum changes, and what a crazy game it was. There were times where the Sabres had good puck possession and a good forecheck in the zone. There were other long stretches where they started running around in their own zone and...
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Paul Hamilton
October 09, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have played two very good games and one very bad game, which has them 2-0-1 on the season. Despite playing poorly in Columbus, Buffalo came back from a two-goal deficit to get a point. Head coach Ralph Kruger said, “It’s important sometimes to have rough nights...
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Paul Hamilton
October 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many were surprised when Evan Rodrigues was one of the healthy scratches for the first three games. An upper-body injury to Conor Sheary is going to give Rodrigues a chance to play Wednesday against Montreal. The forward said he was shocked he wasn’t playing, “Yes,...
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Paul Hamilton
October 07, 2019 - 10:41 pm
(WGR 550) - Linus Ullmark stood on his head, making 27 saves in the first two periods and allowed his team to be tied 2-2. Ullmark made three acrobatic saves on a Columbus power play, especially one on Gus Nyqvist directly in front. It didn’t end there as Ullmark stole a point, making 40 saves to...
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Paul Hamilton
October 07, 2019 - 1:27 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres are only making one change to their lineup tonight. Ralph Krueger told reporters that Linus Ullmark will gets his first start of the season in goal. The lines and defense are the same with Evan Rodrigues and John Gilmour as the healthy scratches. In their first two games,...
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Paul Hamilton
October 06, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Back probably, at least, 10 years ago, coaches would number their lines one through four. In those days, your top center would play with your No. 1 left winger and so on. Those days are long gone as coaches don’t number lines anymore. This is a concept that most fans and...
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