Phil Housley

Paul Hamilton
October 01, 2017 - 2:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres practiced on Sunday without Zach Bogosian, Jake McCabe, Evan Rodrigues, Alex Nylander and Sean Malone. Bogosian left Friday's game in the third period. Phil Housley said, “We got some news yesterday and it's more of a day-to-day, lower body injury. He seems to be...
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Pat Malacaro
September 29, 2017 - 7:01 pm
The Buffalo Sabres ended their preseason schedule with a 3-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Friday night at KeyBank Center. Sam Reinhart scored Buffalo's only goal in the loss. First Period: 18:25 - We are getting maybe the best look at what the opening night roster for the Sabres is going to...
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Paul Hamilton
September 29, 2017 - 12:10 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres get their final tune-up for the season tonight in the arena against the Islanders. Since there will be six days before the season opener, Robin Lehner will get the call in goal. Phil Housley said, “Obviously we want to win, we’ve got a week to think about our next...
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Paul Hamilton
September 28, 2017 - 4:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Chad Johnson signed to backup Robin Lehner, we all knew Linus Ullmark would be going to Rochester. The Sabres assigned him there after practice on Thursday. Ullmark played in two preseason games and got the start in Toronto. Phil Housley raved about his performance that...
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Paul Hamilton
September 28, 2017 - 1:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jordan Nolan was in Buffalo for his first practice on Thursday. The winger was claimed from Los Angeles on Wednesday. Phil Housley has talked throughout the preseason that his team hasn’t been physical enough. The head coach said that’s what he sees in Nolan, “Watching him...
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Paul Hamilton
September 27, 2017 - 12:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson will get the call in goal for tonight’s preseason game in Pittsburgh. That means Robin Lehner will likely play in the final exhibition game Friday at home. Phil Housley said, “It’s a good opportunity for him to start a game. I thought he did an excellent job...
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Paul Hamilton
September 26, 2017 - 1:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Pegulas were involved in the player meeting with the Bills last week after Donald Trump’s comments against NFL players. The issue of protesting during the National Anthem was addressed and talked about so the players could work out their feelings in a safe setting and...
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Paul Hamilton
September 25, 2017 - 1:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley said that Evan Rodrigues has suffered a hand injury. The head coach didn’t know if it’s long or short term. Jake McCabe also missed practice. Housley said, “Jake has an upper body injury, more maintenance. It’s more of a week-to-week right now.” Housley doesn’t...
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Brayton Wilson
September 23, 2017 - 12:45 pm
It is debatable that the Buffalo Sabres had one of the worst defensive groups in the National Hockey League in the 2016-17 season. Buffalo's defense combined for a league-low 17 goals, and finished as the fourth-worst team in terms of point production last season. The Sabres defense also accounted...
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Paul Hamilton
September 23, 2017 - 11:29 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley has switched up his groups the past three days which has also switched up his game lines. Three players that played Friday in Toronto will also play against the Leafs tonight. Victor Antipin will move back to the right side and be paired with Josh Gorges. Nick...
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