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Paul Hamilton
May 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
(WGR 550) - Sam Reinhart didn’t start the World Championship well, but he’s come on strong with two goals in Canada’s 5-0 win over Denmark on Monday. Reinhart now has three goals and two assists for five points in six games. Reinhart’s first goal was a shot he almost never scores on. He came...
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Paul Hamilton
May 17, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent out renewal invoices to their season ticket holders and there is a new approach to their price scale. Last season, there was no increase in ticket prices, but this season, they’re using an analytic based approach to raise prices. In the past, the team...
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Paul Hamilton
May 16, 2019 - 8:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many feared the Sabres would have three defensemen not ready for the season opener in October, but the news on Brandon Montour isn’t too bad. Montour suffered a MCL sprain while playing for Team Canada against Slovakia at the World Championship. The Sabres have announced...
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Paul Hamilton
May 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada won its third straight game Thursday at the World Championship, beating France 5-2. Things got a little dicey in the third period when France made it 3-2, but goals by Anthony Mantha Det. and Mark Stone Veg. put the game away. With his two goals, Mantha has five goals and...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:13 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have finally made a decision on a new head coach, hiring Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. The team made the announcement official on Wednesday, however the new Sabres coach was not officially introduced because he had prior obligations over in England as...
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Paul Hamilton
May 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill finalized the deal with Ralph Krueger last week. The Sabres' GM flew home from Slovakia to hold meetings with his scouts and to talk about the 19th head coach in Sabres history. Botterill said there are many things that brought him to Krueger’s doorstep, “His...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 10:58 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Sabres' coaching search is over. McKenzie says that Ralph Krueger is the next coach of the Sabres. Krueger will take over for Phil Housley, who lasted two years in Buffalo before being fired in April. For the last five years, Krueger...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 10:23 am
(WGR 550) - It was reported earlier on Tuesday by Swedish radio reporter Magnus Wahlman that Buffalo Sabres restricted free agent Johan Larsson has signed with Brynäs IF in the SHL. However, Larsson's agent Craig Oster tells WGR Sports Radio 550 that Larsson has not signed with Brynäs. Swedish...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 12:39 am
(WGR 550) - Team Canada scored a goal with 1.8 seconds left to squeak past Slovakia on Monday, 6-5. Mark Stone Veg. ripped a power play goal short side on Marek Ciliak to win it. It’s the only goal Ciliak gave up in 23:20 of work. He made 10 saves in relief of Patrik Rybar Det. Canada had to come...
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Paul Hamilton
May 13, 2019 - 6:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA went to 2-1 at the World Championship on Monday with a hard fought 3-2 overtime win over Finland. The U.S. has five points thanks to a three-point win and a two-point win. Finland has seven points with two three-point wins and one-point for the overtime loss. Dylan Larkin Det...
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