Tage Thompson

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Paul Hamilton
June 26, 2019 - 9:10 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Tage Thompson struggled mightily in his 65 games in Buffalo. He scored seven goals and five assists for 12 points, but when he finally went to Rochester, the big winger had eight goals and 11 points in 11 games. He said it clicked right away, “For me the biggest thing was...
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Brayton Wilson
April 19, 2019 - 10:25 pm
After an electrifying start to Game 1 of the North Division semifinal, the Rochester Americans stumble down the stretch in a 4-1 loss to the Toronto Marlies on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. The opening period was everything that one could anticipate from this series - fast-paced action from end...
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Paul Hamilton
March 28, 2019 - 9:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent Tage Thompson down to Rochester. Thompson was going to join the Amerks for the playoffs, but I have to believe the last straw may have been when he was one of the forwards that stopped skating back on Ottawa’s 4-on-2 goal on Tuesday night. Thompson has...
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March 13, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Vladimir Sobotka had gone 42 games without a goal before he scored in Florida. The forward has two goals in his last eight games and he said it helps, “Yes I think so, it’s been frustrating, but I don’t think about it a lot, I just focus on the D-zone, so I was focusing more...
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March 12, 2019 - 10:42 pm
The Buffalo Sabres were blanked for the second straight game on Tuesday, falling to the Dallas Stars 2-0 at KeyBank Center. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots for his third straight shutout, extending Buffalo's scoreless streak to 137:40. The Sabres have now dropped five straight games with another home...
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Brayton Wilson
February 25, 2019 - 4:57 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned three players to the Rochester Americans on Monday, making all three of them eligible to play in the Calder Cup playoffs at the end of the season. The Sabres have sent forward Danny O'Regan and goalie Adam Wilcox to the Amerks, while making a paper transaction (...
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Joe DiBiase
February 22, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Before working at WGR, I was a frequent listener to the station. I remember Bulldog talking about the wave of prospects that were going to, some day soon, hit our shores. They were going to make the Buffalo Sabres a great team for years to come. After a successful tank that landed Jack Eichel,...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
February 19, 2019 - 12:56 pm
With just 24 games left in the 2018-19 season, the Buffalo Sabres find themselves six points back of the second Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. Over the weekend, the club lost badly to two of the bottom teams in the National Hockey League, and were outscored 9-3 in those two games. The...
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Jon Simon
January 29, 2019 - 11:13 pm
After their long, 10-day break, the Buffalo Sabres returned to the ice on Tuesday night and skated to a 5-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. The rest appeared to be a positive for Buffalo as they came sprinting out of the gates. Evan Rodrigues, Sam Reinhart and Tage Thompson...
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Pat Malacaro
January 12, 2019 - 7:07 pm
The Tampa Bay Lightning scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. It took less than 30-seconds for the Lightning to take a 1-0 lead thanks to an offensive zone face-off win. Brayden Point's 29th goal of the year gave the...
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