Rasmus Ristolainen

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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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January 05, 2019 - 10:56 pm
Linus Ullmark stopped 39 shots and Rasmus Ristolainen scored his fifth goal of the season, but the Buffalo Sabres fell to the Boston Bruins on Saturday 2-1. Ristolainen's goal came at 17:22 of the final period, a wrist shot that beat Tuukka Rask on the short side. For Ullmark, the game marked his...
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January 05, 2019 - 7:27 pm
Tuukka Rask kept the Buffalo Sabres out of the net for nearly 60 full minutes, while Chris Wagner and David Backes both found the net, propelling the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win at TD Garden on Saturday. Rask stopped 31 shots in the Boston victory. Linus Ullmark, making his second straight start for...
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Brayton Wilson
December 28, 2018 - 2:02 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Jason Pominville has missed the last three games due to an injury sustained after a nasty collision with defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen in a 5-2 loss to the Florida Panthers on December 18. On Friday, Pominville was back on the ice with his teammates and skating on a line with...
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Kyle Powell
December 21, 2018 - 7:24 pm
For the second time in less than a week, the Buffalo Sabres were defeated by the Washington Capitals by a one-goal margin. After losing in a shootout 4-3 last Saturday night, the blue and gold were done in tonight by the final score of 2-1 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The first period...
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Paul Hamilton
December 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen is one of the biggest and strongest players on the Sabres team. With that in mind, I was intrigued when Phil Housley parked Ristolainen in front of the net during the overtime 4-on-3 power play on Tuesday. No. 55 did a terrific job in front. First of all,...
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Kyle Powell
November 27, 2018 - 10:10 pm
What a way to get to 10 wins in a row. The Buffalo Sabres' two-goal lead was erased in the third period, but it was Jeff Skinner (shocker) netting the game-winning overtime goal against Martin Jones and the San Jose Sharks to seal a 3-2 win at KeyBank Center. Buffalo tied a franchise record by...
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Pat Malacaro
November 27, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Jeff Skinner scored in overtime to send the Buffalo Sabres to their 10th straight victory, defeating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in overtime at KeyBank Center. Buffalo recorded seven shots on goal in the first period, with Martin Jones stopping all of them. Carter Hutton was equal to the task for the...
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