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Paul Hamilton
December 09, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WGR 550) - On Tuesday, we got to see Jack Eichel and Auston Matthews lead their teams to a great game that wasn’t won until Matthews scored with 2.7 second left in overtime. On Sunday, it was the first ever battle between Josh Allen and Sam Darnold, and this one didn’t go Buffalo’...
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Paul Hamilton
December 08, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres started Saturday right where they left off on Tuesday, playing fast and hard. The first period was the Jack Eichel show as he came flying through the neutral zone and went past Radko Gudas like he was stuck in concrete. Eichel ripped one into the far corner on...
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Paul Hamilton
December 06, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After a day off, the Sabres were back on the ice for practice on Thursday and many players were missing. Casey Nelson suffered an upper-body injury against Toronto and is week-to-week. Jake McCabe sustained an upper-body injury against Tampa Bay that is now more severe than...
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Paul Hamilton
December 04, 2018 - 11:08 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres and the Leafs didn’t disappoint on Tuesday night at the arena. The Sabres played a great game, but couldn’t hold a lead again. Rasmus Ristolainen probably had his best game of the season as he gave Toronto fits with his play in the offensive zone. With just eight...
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Paul Hamilton
December 04, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - A three-game losing streak has caused the Sabres to dip in some key league totals. Buffalo is now fifth overall with a .661 points percentage. Toronto holds down the second spot at .704 thanks to a four-game winning streak and eight wins in 10 games. In the three games,...
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Paul Hamilton
December 03, 2018 - 10:15 pm
Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - Carter Hutton started his career in Chicago, but only played one game. For the next three seasons, Hutton played in Nashville backing up Pekka Rinne. In 75 games with the Predators, Hutton went 33-23-12 with a 2.55 goals-against and .910 save percentage. Hutton said he...
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Paul Hamilton
December 02, 2018 - 6:20 pm
Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - After a day off in Nashville, the Sabres were back on the ice with many missing. Marco Scandella and Jason Pominville have been sent back to Buffalo to have their injuries evaluated, while Jake McCabe is here, but still not practicing. Rasmus Ristolainen missed the workout...
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Paul Hamilton
December 01, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - It only took Sabres' prized rookie Rasmus Dahlin two months to earn his first NHL honor. Dahlin is NHL Rookie of the Month for November. Dahlin averaged close to 20 minutes per-game in ice-time and had a goal and nine assists in 15 games. In the middle of the month, Dahlin...
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Paul Hamilton
November 30, 2018 - 11:33 pm
Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - Lawrence Pilut didn’t seem nervous at all as he made his NHL debut with the Sabres on Friday. In the first period, almost all of Pilut’s 4:09 was spent in his own end, but except for one play he was under control. On his first shift, he hit a breaking Kyle Okposo with a...
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November 30, 2018 - 10:48 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have lost consecutive games for the first time since November 1, falling to the Florida Panthers 3-2 in overtime. Buffalo got goals from Jeff Skinner and Sam Reinhart before being forced into overtime after the Panthers scored in the third period to tie it up. Aleksander Barkov...
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