Rasmus Ristolainen

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Paul Hamilton
January 15, 2020 - 7:16 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen is having his best season as a Sabre. It’s not just his play in front of the net on the power play, although that’s a plus. He’s been better defensively too. Ralph Krueger said, “He’s such a big tool for us. If you look at it, he has an unbelievable...
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Kyle Powell
January 12, 2020 - 4:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres scored early and often on Sunday in Detroit, Michigan as they came away victorious on the road by a 5-1 score over the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena.
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Rasmus Ristolainen
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WGR 550
December 21, 2019 - 12:25 pm
The Buffalo Sabres snapped a three-game losing skid on Saturday afternoon thanks to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings in front of the home crowd at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. After missing Thursday night's 6-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, Sabres captain Jack Eichel was able to return to the...
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Jeremy White
December 13, 2019 - 1:07 pm
This is the 3-2-1, a quick collection of points to raise awareness for the NHL's need to go to a 3-2-1 point system. Points matter. What a game last night, eh? Ok, three points. 1.) "Aud Night" Kudos to the Buffalo Sabres and their game presentation team for putting together what has already been a...
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WGR 550
November 21, 2019 - 7:08 pm
The Buffalo Sabres scored first, but a pair of power play goals helped propel the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over Buffalo on Thursday night at TD Garden in Boston. Rasmus Ristolainen capitalized on a rebound opportunity for his first goal of the season, giving the Sabres a 1-0 lead over Boston. The...
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Paul Hamilton
November 12, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Last season, the Sabres had the worst collapse in team history. At Thanksgiving, Buffalo was on a 10-game winning streak and was the No. 1 team in the NHL. We all know what happened after that and it cost Phil Housley his job. Much of the problem from last season was that...
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After another disappointing finish in the 2018-19 season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Buffalo Sabres' defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen would be traded at some point during the offseason. However, after a summer in which he wasn't moved and with the Sabres atop of the standings in the...
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Derek Kramer
October 19, 2019 - 10:53 am
The Buffalo Sabres are enjoying a great start to the 2019-20 season with a 6-1-1 record in their first eight games. That record is good for first place in the Eastern Conference, just one point ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes. However, fans have been...
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Joe DiBiase
October 19, 2019 - 12:07 am
Lawrence Pilut was back on the ice on Friday night as he played for the Rochester Americans against the Cleveland Monsters at Blue Cross Arena. It was the defenseman's first game action since Game 3 of the Calder Cup Playoffs last season against the Toronto Marlies. In that game, Pilut ended up...
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Paul Hamilton
September 12, 2019 - 11:43 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill has had calls about trading for Rasmus Ristolainen since before the February trade deadline. Things heated up in this offseason, but with so many great restricted free agents still unsigned, teams don’t know how much cap space they have. Ristolainen, of...
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