Rasmus Ristolainen

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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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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
April 08, 2019 - 5:47 pm
It is Day 1 of the post-Phil Housley era as Buffalo Sabres head coach, and the organization is wasting no time getting their search going for their next bench boss. Multiple reports surfaced on Monday, including one from TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie about the Sabres being linked to former San...
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Paul Hamilton
April 02, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen returns on Tuesday after being very sick. It was a week ago that the defenseman fell ill in Ottawa and he hasn’t been around since. After missing four games, he’s ready to return, “The last few days it’s been normal training trying to get back into game...
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Joe DiBiase
March 25, 2019 - 4:02 pm
At the end of last season, Ryan O'Reilly was the name people started latching onto with trade discussions. He ultimately was traded, and, yet again, the Buffalo Sabres find themselves struggling not to finish in the bottom-five of the National Hockey League standings. It seems as though the most...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
March 05, 2019 - 2:03 pm
The Buffalo Sabres, once again, have fallen victim to a second period collapse that they could not bounce back from. On Monday, the group lost to the Edmonton Oilers, 4-3 at KeyBank Center. The Sabres had a 3-1 lead with 3:31 left in the second period, but allowed Edmonton to score three goals...
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Paul Hamilton
March 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner hasn’t scored a goal in nine games, but it hasn’t been because of a lack of effort. In those games, the winger has 33 shots and a couple of posts. He’s still on an 82-game pace to score 45 goals this season and is one off his career high. In the Edmonton game,...
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Schopp & Bulldog | Weekdays 3p-7p
March 01, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The Buffalo Sabres are falling out of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference faster than anyone thought possible. The team now finds itself eight points back of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who both have 74 points and are tied for the final Wild Card spot in the East. If...
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Paul Hamilton
February 18, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - Kyle Okposo was in New Jersey and skated Sunday morning, but something wasn’t right and he was sent home. Okposo left the game on Friday after a fight with Tony DeAngelo. Phil Housley said, “Kyle’s back in Buffalo getting further evaluated." Housley said he didn’t have any...
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Paul Hamilton
February 07, 2019 - 8:55 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen was back playing with star rookie Rasmus Dahlin until the second period of Thursday’s game. They played some games together earlier in the season, but Phil Housley shook up the pairs against Minnesota and kept them through the first period against Carolina...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
January 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm
After a hot start to the 2018-19 season, the Buffalo Sabres have tailed off quite a bit in the standings and currently find themselves on the outside looking in of the playoff race. Despite going 6-11-4 since the team's 10-game winning streak in November, there have been some positive takeaways...
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