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Paul Hamilton
March 25, 2017 - 12:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres host the Leafs tonight and a regulation win by Toronto will assure that they will finish ahead of the Sabres in the Atlantic Division. The Sabres mathematically cannot catch Washington, Pittsburgh, Columbus, the Rangers, Montreal and Ottawa. Buffalo has had three...
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Paul Hamilton
March 25, 2017 - 11:18 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres are getting healthier, but they still needed to call up a defenseman from Rochester. Brady Austin played his first two NHL games against Detroit and Pittsburgh. Friday night, Austin played his 200th AHL game for the Amerks. In 62 games with Rochester the big...
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Paul Hamilton
March 23, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres got a little healthier on Thursday. Kyle Okposo, Dmitry Kulikov and Will Carrier all returned to practice. That leaves Cody Franson, Justin Falk, Taylor Fedun and Johan Larsson still on the shelf. Dan Bylsma was happy to have the three back and thinks they all...
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Brayton Wilson
March 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended for three games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety after delivering a hit on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel on Tuesday night at the KeyBank Center. Buffalo’s Rasmus Ristolainen suspended three games for interference on...
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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
March 21, 2017 - 10:11 pm
With the playoffs pretty much out of reach, the Buffalo Sabres are playing for pride and the future of the team moving forward. Sabres general manager Tim Murray joined Schopp and the Bulldog on Tuesday to discuss the evaluation of his team, the head coach and himself. Murray also talked about...
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Pat Malacaro
March 21, 2017 - 6:51 pm
After a couple of big road wins on Friday and Monday, the Buffalo Sabres were back home on Tuesday at the KeyBank Center to welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins to town. After Sidney Crosby gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead with his 41st goal of the season, the Sabres pulled even in the third period thanks...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
March 21, 2017 - 2:42 pm
It is fair to say that Jack Eichel is currently one of the hottest players in the National Hockey League. Since February 1, Eichel is second in the league with 29 points (nine goals, 20 assists) in 24 games played. Eichel also holds a .96 points per-game rate, which currently ranks 12th in the...
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Paul Hamilton
March 21, 2017 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres come into tonight’s game riding a two game road winning streak. Buffalo had fallen on hard times on the road losing six in a row. Their overall record away from home is 13-19-6. Tonight’s game is in the arena, but the Sabres are playing a team that they’re just 1-...
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Paul Hamilton
March 20, 2017 - 2:43 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - Joe Louis Arena opened on December 12, 1979 and housed the Detroit Red Wings for just over 37 years. The Red Wings will be in a new arena next season, so this is the Sabres last game in the old building. Buffalo won its only other game here this season 4-3 and overall are 13...
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Paul Hamilton
March 20, 2017 - 10:31 am
With injuries to Dmitry Kulikov, Cody Franson, Justin Falk, Taylor Fedun and Erik Burgdoerfer, the Sabres have recalled two defensemen from Rochester. Casey Nelson gets his third call up this season. In nine games he had no points, but in 45 games with Rochester, he has four goals and nine assists...
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