Rasmus Ristolainen

Paul Hamilton
June 21, 2017 - 2:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres GM Jason Botterill has said that he won't draft for position this weekend, but I'm still going to focus on the top defensemen. Cale Makar is rated 9th been Central Scouting, but I would doubt he'd still be there when Buffalo drafts in the 8th spot. Makar is a slick...
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Paul Hamilton
June 15, 2017 - 2:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have found the replacement for Dan Bylsma. Phil Housley will be the 18th head coach in franchise history. Housley has been an assistant with the Nashville Predators which just took Pittsburgh to six games before losing in the Stanley Cup Finals. Housley was in...
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Howard Simon
April 10, 2017 - 12:30 pm
I feel like I'm supposed to be angry with the Buffalo Sabres. This season was a failure. Instead of taking a step forward, the 2016-2017 edition of the Sabres took a step back. I wasn't expecting a playoff spot but I was expecting the Sabres to be in the thick of the race for most if not all of the...
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Paul Hamilton
April 01, 2017 - 3:04 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There was one advantage Rasmus Ristolainen got out of serving his three game NHL suspension, “Yes rest, I got good rest, got a good couple of practices and I’m ready to go. It felt like a month.” Ristolainen is 5th in the league averaging 26:42 per game. The only players...
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Paul Hamilton
March 25, 2017 - 12:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres host the Leafs tonight and a regulation win by Toronto will assure that they will finish ahead of the Sabres in the Atlantic Division. The Sabres mathematically cannot catch Washington, Pittsburgh, Columbus, the Rangers, Montreal and Ottawa. Buffalo has had three...
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Brayton Wilson
March 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended for three games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety after delivering a hit on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel on Tuesday night at the KeyBank Center. Buffalo’s Rasmus Ristolainen suspended three games for interference on...
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Pat Malacaro
March 21, 2017 - 6:51 pm
After a couple of big road wins on Friday and Monday, the Buffalo Sabres were back home on Tuesday at the KeyBank Center to welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins to town. After Sidney Crosby gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead with his 41st goal of the season, the Sabres pulled even in the third period thanks...
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