Tage Thompson

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Paul Hamilton
January 14, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Tage Thompson’s season is over. The winger had to have shoulder surgery after being hurt on Nov. 17 in Chicago. In the beginning, the Sabres were trying to avoid surgery through rehab, but as it went on, they realized it had to happen. Before Thompson could have the surgery...
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Paul Hamilton
November 17, 2019 - 1:21 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres had stayed pretty healthy up front, but the injury bug has now hit. Vladimir Sobotka, Marcus Johansson and Johan Larsson were already injured, and Kyle Okposo got hurt Saturday in the win over Ottawa. Evan Rodrigues, Curtis Lazar and Rasmus Asplund had already been inserted...
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Brayton Wilson
September 30, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Tuesday at 5 p.m. EDT marks the time at which all 31 teams around the National Hockey League must have their rosters trimmed down to 23 players to start the 2019-20 season. However, the Buffalo Sabres made seven roster moves on Monday to trim their roster down before the season opener on Thursday...
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Brayton Wilson
September 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
The Buffalo Sabres closed out their home portion of the preseason on Wednesday night with a 4-3 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at KeyBank Center. After a late Columbus goal forced overtime, it was Marcus Johansson with a nice all-around play to set himself up for the game-winning goal...
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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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