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Jon Simon
June 18, 2019 - 6:59 pm
The National Hockey League announced a new partnership with the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) on Wednesday afternoon at the 'Declaring our Principles - ADVANCING EQUITY: A Summit on Inclusion' in Las Vegas. The partnership will committ to elevating the dialogue on diversity in...
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Brayton Wilson
June 18, 2019 - 12:42 pm
The Buffalo Sabres released its schedule for the 2019 preseason, starting on Monday, September 16. Our 2019-20 preseason schedule is here! Details: https://t.co/5plwadxQfW pic.twitter.com/pabEpUsv3Q — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 18, 2019 The Sabres will open the preseason at Pegula Ice...
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Mike Schopp
June 18, 2019 - 11:45 am
Let's check in on what we've just seen. The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup by taking down the Boston Bruins in seven games. Ryan O'Reilly, acquired from the Buffalo Sabres last summer, was named winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy. O'Reilly is also a finalist for both the Selke and Lady...
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Brayton Wilson
June 14, 2019 - 8:43 am
With the Stanley Cup Final now officially over, the NHL offseason is officially underway league-wide. Here are some important dates to keep in mind moving forward: June 15: First player buyout period begins June 19: NHL Awards in Las Vegas June 21: Round 1 of the NHL Draft in Vancouver June 22:...
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Howard Simon
June 13, 2019 - 7:34 pm
I’m not going to lie. When the playoffs started I was rooting against the St. Louis Blues. More specifically, I was rooting against Ryan O’Reilly. Those feelings dissipated over the two-month run by the Blues, who won their first Stanley Cup in the 52-year history of the franchise. O’Reilly had a...
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Brayton Wilson
June 12, 2019 - 11:34 pm
For the first time in their 52-year franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. The Blues captured their first title on Wednesday night with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. THE @StLouisBlues HAVE WON THEIR FIRST #StanleyCup ! pic.twitter...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 12, 2019 - 10:22 am
After being acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes last offseason, Jeff Skinner tallied a career-year for the Buffalo Sabres with 40 goals and 63 points in 82 games. The 27-year-old also earned an All-Star appearance in his one season on the Sabres. Heading into the offseason, Skinner was set to...
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Brayton Wilson
June 10, 2019 - 7:26 am
For the 17th time in NHL history, there will be a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final. The Boston Bruins put any parade plans on hold on Sunday with a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The Blues entered Sunday's Game 6 matchup with the 3-2 series lead after a...
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Howard Simon
June 08, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is now two-thirds of the way through his offseason to do list: Hire a new coach Re-sign Jeff Skinner Perform roster surgery Signing Skinner was a no brainer for a team that desperately needs offense and was a one line team last season. Skinner...
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Jeremy White
June 08, 2019 - 11:47 am
I’ll remember a lot of things from the last hockey season. I’ll remember the win streak in November, the epic collapse, the emergence of a lethal top line with two guys going to the All-Star Game… and I’ll remember my “Skinner Bet”. When the Buffalo Sabres traded for Jeff Skinner last August, I...
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