New York Islanders

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Paul Hamilton
September 27, 2018 - 2:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres had a lot of players out injured on Thursday. Jack Eichel, Rasmus Ristolainen, Marco Scandella, Zach Bogosian, Johan Larsson, Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick all missed practice. Phil Housley refused to get specific with any of them, “Just to make everything clear,...
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Joe DiBiase
September 13, 2018 - 1:49 pm
In an exclusive article with The Athletic, former Buffalo Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner opened up about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, along with battles with alcohol and depression. He also mentions that current Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is still checking in on him every now...
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July 01, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Mike Jafari reporting @mjafariWGR The Toronto Maple Leafs have won the John Tavares sweepstakes, signing the 27-year-old the free agent center to a seven-year, $77 million contract. Tavares had until midnight on Saturday to sign an eight-year extension with the New York Islanders, but the...
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June 05, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Derek Kramer reporting @DerekKramerWGR The New York Islanders cleaned house on Tuesday with the dismissal of both general manager Garth Snow and head coach Doug Weight. Lou Lamoriello will take over the duties as general manager for the Islanders as the team searches for a new head coach. However,...
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Paul Hamilton
June 05, 2018 - 2:46 pm
(WGR 550) - When Lou Lamoriello took over the New York Islanders, it was expected that Garth Snow would be relieved of his general manager duties. Both Snow and coach Doug Weight were fired by Lamoriello on Tuesday. Lamoriello named himself the new GM and in a statement said, "The New York...
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Paul Hamilton
May 22, 2018 - 1:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Lou Lamoriello was only supposed to be the Leafs general manager for three seasons. Toronto held him to that as it didn’t want to lose Kyle Dubas, who took over as GM. Lamoriello was supposed to be a senior consultant in Toronto for the next four seasons, but he didn’t want to stay and...
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Paul Hamilton
March 26, 2018 - 1:46 pm
Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - There was a little bit of a buzz in the Sabres room on Monday. Buffalo agreed to terms with Casey Mittelstadt on Monday and Will Borgen on Sunday. Phil Housley now knows that two of the team’s top prospects are in the fold. He said, “It’s very exciting and the future looks...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:14 pm
The Buffalo Sabres took to the home ice on Thursday to square off with the New York Islanders for the teams' third and final meeting of the 2017-18 season. In the previous two matchups, the Isles have prevailed by a combined score of 9-5, with the latter of the contests taking overtime to settle...
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Paul Hamilton
February 08, 2018 - 8:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s interesting that Jack Eichel and Evan Rodrigues had never played on a line together in the NHL. In Eichel’s only season at Boston University, he scored 26 goals and 45 assists for 71 points. Rodrigues had 21 goals and 40 assists for 61 points in 41 games. Phil Housley...
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Pat Malacaro
February 08, 2018 - 7:08 pm
Sam Reinhart capped his three-point night with the game-winning goal in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night at KeyBank Center. Here's how the game went down: First Period: 15:36 - It feels like the Sabres have not had the puck at all to start this game. Shots...
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