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Paul Hamilton
October 25, 2019 - 10:42 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres didn’t seem to have too much energy on Friday in Detroit. About midway through the game, things changed thanks to Jake McCabe and the Jack Eichel line. McCabe’s screened shot found the net, and from that point forward, the Sabres started moving their feet, supporting each...
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Paul Hamilton
October 25, 2019 - 1:01 pm
(WGR 550) - As the Sabres prepare for Detroit on Friday, both teams are nursing injuries. Marco Scandella and Jimmy Vesey couldn’t finish Thursday’s game in New York, so if both are out, the Sabres didn’t have an extra player. That necessitated the call up for Will Borgen from Rochester. Borgen...
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Paul Hamilton
October 24, 2019 - 10:21 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres got sloppy on Thursday against the Rangers, allowing New York to break its five-game losing streak. Buffalo had a lot of good chances on Henrik Lundqvist, but continually shot wide until the goaltender made great saves in the third. I can’t tell you how many times the Sabres...
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Paul Hamilton
October 24, 2019 - 12:44 pm
(WGR 550) - After five straight games against the Western Conference, where the Sabres went 4-1-0, Buffalo goes back to the road for games against the Rangers and Red Wings. Buffalo visits Madison Square Garden on Thursday, which means Jimmy Vesey returns to New York for the first time. Vesey...
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Paul Hamilton
October 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Vladimir Sobotka was the fans' whipping boy during last season. It wasn’t a good year for him and during the summer, he decided he needed to change some things. Some of the fans refuse to give him a chance and see how much he's improved. The man that has given him a chance...
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Paul Hamilton
October 22, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - As you can imagine, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has been quite pleased with the team’s 7-1-1 start to the season. There isn’t one thing that has accounted for the improvement according to Botterill, “I think Ralph has brought in a clear message and has done a...
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Paul Hamilton
October 21, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres went 2-1 on their west coast road trip, but it was the first time this group got to go out and spend six days together. Ralph Krueger is big on the bond that teams have and newcomer Marcus Johansson enjoyed the quality time with his teammates, “It’s a big part of...
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Paul Hamilton
October 20, 2019 - 1:49 am
(WGR 550) - The Sabres come home from California with 4-of-6 points after squeezing out a 4-3 victory in San Jose. This game was different from Anaheim and Los Angeles. Against the Ducks and Kings, the Sabres came out fast and fizzled. In this game, I thought they started off slowly and were...
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Paul Hamilton
October 19, 2019 - 2:06 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres and Sharks play a home-and-home series for the first time in history. It opens tonight in California ,with the game in Buffalo scheduled for Tuesday. With the Sabres' win in Los Angeles on Thursday night, Buffalo is 6-1-1. Their 13 points leads Boston by two points, Tampa Bay...
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Derek Kramer
October 19, 2019 - 10:53 am
The Buffalo Sabres are enjoying a great start to the 2019-20 season with a 6-1-1 record in their first eight games. That record is good for first place in the Eastern Conference, just one point ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes. However, fans have been...
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