Rasmus Ristolainen

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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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Paul Hamilton
September 09, 2019 - 7:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres lost to Pittsburgh on Monday 6-4, giving the Penguins the Prospects Challenge. After a scoreless first period, the Sabres were lifeless from top-to-bottom and Pittsburgh sprinted out to a 4-0 lead. Buffalo finally broke through at 18:05 when Brett Murray scored on...
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Paul Hamilton
August 17, 2019 - 9:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres had their Fan Fest on Saturday with many past and present Sabres interacting with the fans. This, of course, is the 50th anniversary of the Sabres franchise and Jason Botterill is looking forward to it in many ways, “It’s so much fun having the 50th anniversary...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
July 17, 2019 - 11:22 am
The Buffalo Sabres have already had an active offseason with the addition of a number of players to re-tool for the 2019-2020 season. The Sabres have made a few depth signings for both the NHL roster and the Rochester Americans, with the main piece being Marcus Johansson. Buffalo also made a few...
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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
July 02, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The NHL offseason is in full gear, and the Buffalo Sabres have been somewhat active towards building their roster for the 2019-2020 season. Last weekend, the Sabres made a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights that saw Buffalo acquire right-shot defenseman Colin Miller for a pair of picks. Then just...
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Howard Simon
June 24, 2019 - 11:54 am
The NHL Draft weekend came and went without Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill making a trade. That just means we have more time to debate the merits of keeping or dealing Rasmus Ristolainen. It is a hot topic among Sabres fans with some thinking it would be a mistake to give up on a...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 19, 2019 - 11:54 am
With the Stanley Cup Final ending last week, the action around the NHL trade market has been starting to heat up over the past few days. Some teams have already started to make trades to improve their roster for the upcoming season, with some notable players like defensemen Jacob Trouba, Matt...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
May 17, 2019 - 7:27 am
Step 1 of Jason Botterill's offseason is now complete. The Buffalo Sabres general manager checked one box off his to-do list this offseason with the hiring of head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday. However, there is still plenty of work to be done to help improve the overall status of the team...
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Paul Hamilton
May 01, 2019 - 12:55 pm
(WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is going through an extensive interview process before he decides on a coach for the Sabres. I get all the time that since there isn’t a coach in place that nobody wants the job, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Botterill wants to make sure he gets this right...
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Paul Hamilton
April 17, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres were in first place on Nov. 28 and it all came crashing down. It was a loss to Tampa Bay that started it all, and now the Lightning have come crashing down too after being swept by Columbus in the first round of the playoffs. It seems like Rasmus Ristolainen is at...
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