Ryan O'Reilly

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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2018 - 4:15 pm
(WGR) - Switzerland has pulled two unbelievable upsets at the World Championship beating Finland and then Canada. The Swiss will now meet Sweden for the Gold Medal on Sunday. Canada didn’t give up a shot in the final 15 minutes of the game and pressed goaltender Leonardo Genoni hard, but the...
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Paul Hamilton
May 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly had gone four games without a point, but he broke out of it in a big way on Thursday, scoring the overtime winner to put Canada into the semifinals of the World Championship. Canada got a power play in overtime, which helped them beat Russia 5-4. Connor McDavid...
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Paul Hamilton
May 16, 2018 - 2:03 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Sweden was already playing well at the World Championship, but the Group A winner got a huge lift by adding Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson and Patric Hornqvist after Nashville and Pittsburgh were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Sabres forward Johan Larsson is also...
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Paul Hamilton
May 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada won its last two games heading into Thursday’s quarterfinal round. On Tuesday, Team Canada got by Germany 3-0 with Darcy Kuemper (ARZ) getting the shutout. Kuemper was only called on to make 12 saves. In five games, Kuemper has a goals against of 1.99 and a save percentage of...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2018 - 5:51 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada has had its problems at the World Championship and things didn’t get much better on Monday. Yes, the Canadians won in overtime, but Latvia shouldn’t be taking the Canadians into OT and Finland shouldn’t be blowing Canada off the ice. Connor McDavid (EDM) scored the overtime...
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Paul Hamilton
May 11, 2018 - 1:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On locker cleanout day, Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly was brutally honest about his feelings. He talked about that he had lost his love for the game during the season and that losing became OK. O’Reilly is in Denmark at the IIHF World Championship playing for Team Canada. He...
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Paul Hamilton
May 10, 2018 - 4:47 pm
(WGR 550) - Connor McDavid put on a clinic for Canada as they breezed past Norway on Thursday 5-0 at the IIHF World Championship. The Oilers captain had a hat-trick and was making plays like it was pond hockey in the backyard. McDavid is the third leading scorer in the tournament with four goals...
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Paul Hamilton
May 07, 2018 - 5:54 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada easily skated past the host country Denmark at the World Championship, 7-1. Ryan O’Reilly of the Sabres scored a goal, but lost an assist when he was called for goaltender interference on a goal by the Islanders' Mathew Barzal. In the game, O’Reilly played 13:44 and had one shot...
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Paul Hamilton
May 04, 2018 - 1:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA got dominated for much of the game, but were able to pull out its first game at the World Championships, 5-4 in a shootout over Canada. Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly did have a goal for Canada, but it was Cam Atkinson (CLM) scoring two goals in the shootout deking Darcy Kuemper (...
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April 20, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly has been named a finalist for the Lady Byng Award. The Lady Byng goes to the player that best exhibits a combination of skill, sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct. It was a tough season for Ryan O'Reilly mentally, as he described in his media session on locker...
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