National Hockey League

Paul Hamilton
August 29, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The movers have come and gone and Jason Pominville is back in Western New York. He hit the ice at HarborCenter for the first time on Tuesday which was a place that was being built when he left. Pominville went to training camp with Zemgus Girgensons and was teammates with...
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Paul Hamilton
August 28, 2017 - 1:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Zach Bogosian spent his summer playing in the same Minnesota summer league as Casey Mittelstadt, Hudson Fasching and Kyle Okposo. It's a very good league to help keep many NHL players sharp. Bogosian is back in Buffalo and is very much looking forward to this season. He...
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Paul Hamilton
August 25, 2017 - 11:47 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Robin Lehner got on the ice for the first time on Thursday. For the second straight summer, Lehner has been working out at Buffalo MMA and he looks like he's in great shape. Lehner is going to show up to training camp with a ton of weight off and in top physical condition...
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Paul Hamilton
August 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin left Russia about two weeks ago to come to Buffalo and start to get used to his new team and new city. Antipin said he likes it around Western New York because it reminds him of home, “I like Buffalo, it’s a small city, a...
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Photo courtesy of Micheline Michaelina
Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s starting to get closer as the Sabres offseason is winding down and the prospects report. Many of the youngsters are already in Buffalo working out with the strength and condition coaches as are a few of the veterans. Skating on Wednesday were Brendan Guhle, C.J. Smith,...
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Paul Hamilton
August 17, 2017 - 5:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have signed their last restricted free agent. Zemgus Girgensons gets a two-year deal with an annual average value of $1.6 million. That gives the Sabres just over $7.2 million of cap space left for the upcoming season. Girgensons has put in four seasons...
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It has been over four years since Buffralo Sabres forward Jason Pominville last played a game in Buffalo as a member of the blue and gold. On trade deadline day in 2013, the Sabres traded Pominville to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Johan Larsson, goalie Matt Hackett, and two draft...
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Paul Hamilton
July 11, 2017 - 12:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We’ve talked a lot about contracts for Jack Eichel, Robin Lehner and Nate Beaulieu, but Sam Reinhart is never mentioned. Both he and Eichel have one year left on their entry-level deals, but only one is in negotiations this summer. Jason Botterill has talked about Eichel,...
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Paul Hamilton
July 10, 2017 - 4:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Amerks coach Chris Taylor has been in charge of the on-ice portion of Sabres Development Camp. This is Taylor’s first opportunity as a head coach and he said he’s learning about players that he’ll have this year and beyond, “Absolutely, just little things that they do on the...
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Paul Hamilton
July 09, 2017 - 3:07 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ramus Asplund is spending his second year at the Sabres Prospect Camp. The 2016 second round pick looks much improved from last season and is one of the better players out there. Last season, Asplund played pro in Sweden and this season at the request of Jason Botterill, he’...
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