Ryan O'Reilly

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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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Paul Hamilton
August 23, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Kyle Okposo left in April, he said he must demand more from himself and was looking forward to working out in the summer the way he knew he can. If you remember last summer, Okposo didn’t know if he’d ever play hockey or be normal again after a bout with Altered Mental...
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Paul Hamilton
August 22, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel is back in town and was skating with three of his teammates on Wednesday at HarborCenter. The Sabres have nine new players coming in this season and 10 have left. That means there’s a big change in the locker room and I could just tell by talking to Eichel that...
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July 14, 2018 - 1:12 pm
For three seasons, center Ryan O'Reilly was able to call Buffalo home. After he was traded to the St. Louis Blues on July 1, O'Reilly has released a farewell letter to Sabres fans and the team, thanking them for their support. A message from Ryan O’Reilly: pic.twitter.com/cdKXfDVu5V — The...
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Howard Simon
July 11, 2018 - 6:13 am
I was on vacation last week, but that didn’t mean the sports world stopped. With that, it's time for me to get caught up with some opinions and observations: Ryan O’Reilly traded No surprise here. The O’Reilly trade speculation morphed from if to when over the course of the offseason. While some...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2018 - 8:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres didn’t pull any surprises in free agency, but they did trade Ryan O’Reilly. The center goes to St. Louis before the Sabres had to pay the $7.5 million bonus to him. The Sabres get a first round pick in 2019, a second rounder in 2021, the Blues' first round pick in...
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Paul Hamilton
July 01, 2018 - 7:55 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill stayed right with the script on Day 1 of NHL Free Agency. The Sabres GM said he was going to get a goalie for Buffalo and Rochester and he did just that by signing Carter Hutton and Scott Wedgewood. He also said he was going to try to re-sign winger Scott...
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Bulldog
June 28, 2018 - 1:47 pm
I’d like to begin here referencing something I wrote back in March. “My bet is if the likes of Mittelstadt, Nylander, Bailey etc can’t be counted on then an O’Reilly trade is the move we see this summer. It may not make for a dramatic improvement right away but it would change the group immensely...
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Howard Simon
June 26, 2018 - 10:47 am
Draft weekend came and went and Ryan O'Reilly is still a member of the Buffalo Sabres. But for how much longer? If I were a betting man, I'd bet that O'Reilly is not on the roster come opening night. The reasons for the Sabres to trade one of their top-two centers outweigh the reasons to keep him...
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