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Paul Hamilton
April 10, 2019 - 11:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo hosted the Frozen Four back in 2003. Minnesota took the title over New Hampshire and had a kid named Thomas Vanek who helped the Gophers win it all. Vanek had 31 goals and 62 points in 45 games his freshman year. Vanek was dominant and he was ready, “As a college kid...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - Two teams heading in two different directions play their final game in Detroit on Saturday. Both the Sabres and the Red Wings are 32-39-10, but Detroit has won six out of seven games and eight out of 10, while the Sabres have lost 15-of-17 and 21 out of 25. Phil Housley said...
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Paul Hamilton
January 25, 2018 - 2:32 pm
(WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres wrap up their three-game Western Canada trip in Vancouver on Thursday against the Canucks. Buffalo is trying to go 3-0 after impressive wins in Calgary and Edmonton. Buffalo is 1-8-1 in their last 10 games in Vancouver. Last year’s top power play unit has caught fire...
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Jeremy White
July 07, 2017 - 4:39 am
I had a college professor with a background in local television. Professor John Nicholson spent some time with ESPN as well, hosting both the running of the bulls in Pamplona, and the Incredible Dog Challenge. One time he told us of a tactic that had been employed by local television stations that...
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Mike Schopp
June 30, 2017 - 10:28 am
As you already know if you read the headline, these are some thoughts about NHL players who hit free agency Saturday. They're in no particular order. KEVIN SHATTENKIRK: Sabres? Sure! - I probably shouldn't be blase' about what probably would be the most expensive signing of the off-season. I'm not...
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Andrew Peters
May 25, 2017 - 10:25 am
So... Evander Kane's name has been thrown around in the trade mill again. Let's say it's real, hypothetically of course. New Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has a big decision to make about Kane. It's the last year of his deal and he just had an outstanding season, even with the rib...
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