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Kyle Powell
February 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
After the teams traded goals late in the first period on Tuesday, the Buffalo Sabres went on to defeat the New York Islanders by a final score of 3-1 at KeyBank Center. The Sabres never trailed in this game, and were able to upend a high-flying Islanders team that came into the game leading the...
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Paul Hamilton
February 12, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Things weren’t ideal for the Sabres on Tuesday after the morning skate. Casey Mittelstadt left the ice early and Phil Housley said he’s a game-time decision with a lower-body injury. If he can’t go, C.J. Smith will be back in. The Sabres have an uphill task in front of them...
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Paul Hamilton
January 23, 2019 - 2:28 pm
(WGR 550) - The Edmonton Oilers finally fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. Chiarelli is the man who traded away Tyler Seguin while he was the GM in Boston, and Taylor Hall while in Edmonton. Chiarelli got Reilly Smith, Joe Morrow, Matt Fraser and Loui Eriksson back form Dallas in the Seguin...
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Howard Simon
January 14, 2019 - 10:57 am
This past sports weekend stunk. The Buffalo Sabres lost to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday thanks to a slew of fluky goals. Then the Sabres lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday after they were unable to hold on to a third period lead. Thanks to the out of town scoreboard, they also dropped...
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Kyle Powell
December 31, 2018 - 8:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres dropped their third game in a row to end the 2018 calendar year, as they suffered a 3-1 loss to Robin Lehner and the New York Islanders at KeyBank Center on Monday night. Kyle Okposo potted the only Sabres goal, and it wasn't until the third period of play. On the injury front,...
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Paul Hamilton
December 31, 2018 - 7:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Robin Lehner arrived in Buffalo on Sunday, he led the NHL in goals-against average and was second in save percentage. Lehner has put his life on the right path after exposing the demons that have plagued him for years. Lehner was happy to be back at the arena, “It was...
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Pat Malacaro
December 31, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Robin Lehner made 39 saves against his former team as he helped lead the New York Islanders to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night at KeyBank Center. Buffalo controlled much of the play early, but the former Sabres goaltender was up to the task to keep the game scoreless. The blue and...
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Paul Hamilton
September 28, 2018 - 8:55 pm
Oshawa, ON (WGR 550) - Some of the young Sabres got one last chance on Friday to try to impress Jason Botterill and Phil Housley. Teams have to be under the salary cap and down to 23 players by 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Lawrence Pilut did not get the chance to play. I would’ve given him the chance to jump...
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September 28, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Jeff Skinner scored two goals for the Buffalo Sabres and Rasmus Dahlin added two points, including his first goal of the preseason, in Friday's 5-4 win over the New York Islanders in Oshawa, Ontario. Carter Hutton turned aside 19 shots for the win in net. Robin Lehner, who got the start for the...
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Paul Hamilton
September 28, 2018 - 10:07 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres will play their final preseason game on Friday in Oshawa against the Islanders. With injuries, it will be the final game that some players will get a chance to impress Jason Botterill and Phil Housley. A player that has had an impressive training camp is free...
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