Rasmus Ristolainen

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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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Pat Malacaro
November 10, 2018 - 1:12 pm
The Buffalo Sabres scored twice in the final three minutes to force extra time, and defeat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout at KeyBank Center. Nathan Beaulieu scored nearly five minutes into the first period to give the Sabres a 1-0 lead over the Vancouver Canucks. The defenseman was able to...
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Kyle Powell
November 08, 2018 - 10:03 pm
A see-saw Atlantic division battle went the Buffalo Sabres' way as they took care of the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 in overtime on Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Sobotka and Jeff Skinner each potted a pair of goals, and Rasmus Ristolainen dropped the curtain on the Canadiens with an...
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November 08, 2018 - 7:56 pm
A back-and-forth, action-packed game in Montreal saw the Buffalo Sabres prevail over the Canadiens in overtime on Thursday, 6-5. Rasmus Ristolainen netted the winner 1:38 into the extra frame with a slapshot that beat Carey Price cleanly on the glove side. Prior to Ristolainen's winner, Jeff...
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Paul Hamilton
October 24, 2018 - 2:05 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Six of the Sabres' seven defensemen have scored a goal this season with Casey Nelson the only one not on the board. Last season, it took until December to get one from the back end. I had wondered if Phil Housley and tweaked his system over the summer, but he said it’s...
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