Rasmus Ristolainen

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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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Paul Hamilton
March 06, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After Rasmus Ristolainen tangled with Nazem Kadri on Monday, the two sat in the penalty box and trash talked each other. It hit Twitter in a GIF and it seems like everybody saw it. Ristolainen also saw it and he said with a laugh, “It looks funny.” It looked like Ristolainen...
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February 24, 2018 - 6:19 pm
The Buffalo Sabres made their only trip of the season to our nation's capital on Saturday evening to face the Washington Capitals at Capital One Center. Buffalo did not have Evander Kane in the lineup as management has decided to sit the 26-year old with the trade deadline under 48 hours away. With...
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Paul Hamilton
February 23, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Arlington, VA (WGR 550) - For the most part, Rasmus Ristolainen has been much better since the flameout game he had on Feb. 11 against Colorado. Yes, there was the very casual drop pass giveaway that led to Washington’s game winning goal, but he was very good in Detroit on Thursday. Ristolainen had...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:27 pm
On Thursday night at Little Caesars Arena, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Detroit Red Wings in overtime by a final score of 3-2. It was Marco Scandella beating the overtime horn by 0.2 seconds to finish off the victory for the blue and gold. The first-year Buffalo defenseman blasted a shot past...
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February 22, 2018 - 7:49 pm
Marco Scandella's last-second overtime goal gave the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday. Scandella took the drop pass from Johan Larsson and found the back of the net with 0.2 seconds remaining in the extra frame, snapping a three-game losing...
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February 19, 2018 - 3:51 pm
The Buffalo Sabres could not get the win on an afternoon Presidents' Day game, losing 3-2 to the Washington Capitals at KeyBank Center. Buffalo (17-32-11) continues to struggle in games starting in the afternoon, now 0-6-1 in matinee games this year. Robin Lehner was scratched for Monday's game due...
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