Phil Housley

Paul Hamilton
September 06, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In March, Kyle Okposo take a routine hit in practice. He didn't think anything of it and never dreamed it would almost ruin his life. He started having mood changes and had trouble sleeping. He was zapped of all his energy, but still played on March 27 in Florida. After that...
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Paul Hamilton
September 05, 2017 - 2:32 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel was back in town and skated with his teammates for the first time. Eichel covered many topics afterwards including his contract. It seems like that Eichel may have to start the season without a deal. He said, “I have no problem playing the year out.” “I’m pretty...
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Paul Hamilton
August 29, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The movers have come and gone and Jason Pominville is back in Western New York. He hit the ice at HarborCenter for the first time on Tuesday which was a place that was being built when he left. Pominville went to training camp with Zemgus Girgensons and was teammates with...
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Paul Hamilton
August 28, 2017 - 1:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Zach Bogosian spent his summer playing in the same Minnesota summer league as Casey Mittelstadt, Hudson Fasching and Kyle Okposo. It's a very good league to help keep many NHL players sharp. Bogosian is back in Buffalo and is very much looking forward to this season. He...
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Paul Hamilton
August 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin left Russia about two weeks ago to come to Buffalo and start to get used to his new team and new city. Antipin said he likes it around Western New York because it reminds him of home, “I like Buffalo, it’s a small city, a...
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Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s starting to get closer as the Sabres offseason is winding down and the prospects report. Many of the youngsters are already in Buffalo working out with the strength and condition coaches as are a few of the veterans. Skating on Wednesday were Brendan Guhle, C.J. Smith,...
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August 18, 2017 - 3:45 pm
After a 2014-15 campaign which saw him score 15 goals and 30 points in 61 games, Zemgus Girgensons' game has regressed over the past two years with just 14 goals and 34 points combined. Once thought of as a valuable center with the potential to be a 20-25 goal scorer, expectations for the 23-year...
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The Buffalo Sabres and goalie Robin Lehner have avoided arbitration with an agreement of terms on a one-year, $4 million dollar contract on Tuesday. The 26-year old netminder put up some career numbers this past season in games played (59), wins (23), and shutouts (2). Lehner posted a 2.68 goals-...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
July 21, 2017 - 2:58 pm
It has been a few weeks since the Buffalo Sabres acquired left-handed defenseman Marco Scandella in a trade from the Minnesota Wild. The Sabres swung a deal on June 30 that saw Scandella, along with forward Jason Pominville, come to Buffalo in exchange for forwards Tyler Ennis and Marcus Foligno...
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Brayton Wilson
July 17, 2017 - 1:28 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have rounded out the remainder of Phil Housley's coaching staff. The team announced on Monday that they have hired Chris Hajt to join the coaching staff as an assistant coach. Hajt, son of former Sabres defenseman Bill Hajt, had spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach...
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