Rasmus Ristolainen

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October 21, 2018 - 8:16 pm
After falling behind 2-0 in the second period, the Buffalo Sabres rattled off four unanswered goals on Sunday to defeat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2. The win gives Buffalo a 3-2 record on their Western Conference road trip and six out of a possible 10 points. The Sabres' offense turned up the heat on Ryan...
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Paul Hamilton
August 27, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Rasmus Ristolainen left in April, he was mad, he was frustrated and he was tired of losing. During the summer, he said he worked out a lot and spent time with family and friends. Ristolainen has spent his first few days on the ice at HarborCenter after getting back from...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
July 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm
We are now starting to enter the quieter part of the NHL offseason. Teams have made their free agent signings, trade activity is slowly starting to simmer down, and teams are now enjoying some off time as they prepare for the 2018-19 season. However, there is still much reaction to the Buffalo...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 20, 2018 - 2:19 pm
After finishing the 2017-18 season as the 31st place team in the NHL standings, the Buffalo Sabres have made things pretty clear that changes are coming heading into the 2018-19 season. On Friday, the Sabres will kick off the 2018 NHL Draft by likely taking defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first...
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Paul Hamilton
June 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Batavia, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley was in Minnesota campaigning with his wife Karin as she’s running for a seat in the United States Senate, so he was not at the NHL Combine over the weekend in Buffalo. Housley was back in town Monday to participate in the Jim Kelly Celebrity Golf Classic and he...
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Paul Hamilton
April 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill was very clear at his end of the season press conference. Botterill said there are not enough leaders in the teams locker-room and that must change. The first group of players he challenged was the youngsters. Botterill said, “It’s...
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Paul Hamilton
March 22, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s bad enough that the Sabres have had so many half efforts to no efforts this season. Wednesday against Arizona was one of them, but it’s worse when we see no response to start practice the next day. In Thursday's practice, assistant coach Davis Payne had to tell some...
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Paul Hamilton
March 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Kyle Okposo and Jack Eichel both practiced fully on Friday, but we still don’t know if they’ll play Saturday against Chicago. Both players said practice went very well for them, but Okposo only filled in on defense and didn’t have a line. Phil Housley said, “He still has to...
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Brayton Wilson
March 13, 2018 - 1:06 pm
For the first time since suffering a high-ankle sprain on February 10 against the Boston Bruins, Jack Eichel was back on the ice with his teammates. Eichel returned to practice on Tuesday at HarborCenter for the first time in four and a half weeks. He was a full participant in drills, and skated on...
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Paul Hamilton
March 09, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jacob Josefson is one of the best shootout players in the NHL, but it took 68 games for him to get just his second opportunity with the Sabres. Josefson beat Craig Anderson on Thursday for his fifth career game deciding shootout goal. The Sabres first shootout came on...
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