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Paul Hamilton
January 28, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres' power play has gone stale in the last 10 games, but it’s still ranked 21st in the NHL at 17-percent. Phil Housley had them practicing it for quite a while on Monday. He said, “Scoring chances don’t count anymore, we have to have production. There’s times in the...
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Paul Hamilton
January 27, 2019 - 7:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Sunday, the Sabres were back on the ice as a team for the first time since they lost in Vancouver on Jan. 18. Buffalo had it’s five-day bye week, followed by the All-Star break. Only Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner were missing from practice as they were flying back from the...
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Kyle Powell
January 18, 2019 - 10:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres lost a back-and-forth affair to the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night by a 4-3 score at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Evan Rodrigues got the scoring start for Buffalo with his third goal in three games. Kyle Okposo also tallied a goal on the night; so too did Sam Reinhart in the...
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Paul Hamilton
January 17, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - Nate Beaulieu has played in 26 of the Sabres' 47 games this season. A few of those games he missed due to injury, but the rest have been healthy scratches. There was a report on Wednesday that Beaulieu asked to be traded. Talking to him on Thursday, it was clear it’s about...
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Jon Simon
January 17, 2019 - 2:00 am
The Buffalo Sabres bounced back from their five-goal loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night and fought their way to a 4-3 overtime win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. Sabres captain Jack Eichel started the overtime period off with a bang, hitting the post with a backhand shot after...
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Paul Hamilton
January 16, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Calgary, AB (WGR 550) - The Sabres have been awful defensively lately, and that has gone hand-in-hand with the goaltenders not playing as well. Linus Ullmark gets the start in goal. He’s lost his last two starts and gave up two goals in 35:08 of work in Edmonton. Carter Hutton has also struggled to...
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Paul Hamilton
January 15, 2019 - 6:40 pm
Calgary, AB (WGR 550) - On Tuesday, Phil Housley had a long, intense video session following their worst loss of the season in Edmonton. The session was followed by a 35-minute on-ice practice. Housley said, “I think it’s more just being honest with each other. Obviously we didn’t like the way we...
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Jon Simon
January 15, 2019 - 1:40 am
The Buffalo Sabres started their three-game road trip through Western Canada with a 7-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. After a goal from Casey Mittelstadt exactly one minute into the game, the Oilers scored three goals in a two-minute span and took a commanding 3-1 lead. Evan...
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Paul Hamilton
January 14, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Edmonton, AB (WGR 550) - The Sabres walk into Edmonton on Monday on the outside looking in to the playoff race. The ninth place Sabres are just three points in front of the streaking Carolina Hurricanes, and are one point back of Montreal and two behind the Islanders. The Canadiens are at Boston on...
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Kyle Powell
January 11, 2019 - 10:25 pm
Although Buffalo Sabres' All-Star forward Jeff Skinner scored in his return to Raleigh, North Carolina, the blue and gold were dropped 4-3 by those Carolina Hurricanes. Three of the seven total goals were scored in a span of 1:12 in the second period; a pair from the Hurricanes (Justin Williams,...
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