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Paul Hamilton
June 25, 2018 - 11:32 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In addition to Robin Lehner, the Sabres will not give qualifying offers to Victor Antipin or Scott Wilson. Minor league goaltender Jason Kasdorf will also not be qualified. He was part of the Evander Kane deal with Winnipeg. Jason Botterill said if they had qualified Wilson...
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Paul Hamilton
June 15, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The NHL’s buyout period opened on Friday right after midnight, but don’t expect the Sabres to be part of it. Jason Botterill told me, “I don’t see us having any buyouts this year, obviously things could always change over the next little bit here, but from our standpoint,...
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Brayton Wilson
April 02, 2018 - 11:59 am
Let's get one thing straight - the National Hockey League has gotten many things wrong over the past several years. The horrible playoff format, lack of a 3-2-1 point system, the goofy re-alignment of conferences, the ridiculous abundance of outdoor games, the terrible television coverage, et...
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Paul Hamilton
April 01, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - The Sabres have announced that Victor Antipin has suffered a concussion and is out indefinitely. The Russian defenseman also suffered a broken nose, facial lacerations and needs dental work. Antipin was hit late and from behind by Scott Hartnell in Nashville and Saturday...
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Paul Hamilton
April 01, 2018 - 12:01 am
Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - Scott Hartnell has been a gutless player his whole career and Saturday was no different. Hartnell has made a living of targeting smaller players and running for cover when the bigger players show up. In the second period, Hartnell took an unnecessary run behind the net at...
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March 31, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Jack Eichel tied a franchise record with five assists and Sam Reinhart notched his second career hat-trick in the Buffalo Sabres' 7-4 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Three of Buffalo's goals came during the same power play, which came about after a serious injury to Victor Antipin...
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Pat Malacaro
March 17, 2018 - 1:10 pm
Nick Baptiste scored twice in the third period, once to tie the game in addition to the game-winning goal, in the Buffalo Sabres' 5-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday afternoon at KeyBank Center. Here's how the game unfolded: First Period: 19:02 - Jack Eichel is on the ice for his first...
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Bulldog
March 08, 2018 - 11:41 am
The Buffalo Sabres season is, mercifully, almost over. A third season since the tank year leaves us, yet again, hoping on lottery balls and pondering where it all went wrong. Years of poor drafting and some regrettable trades have left the Sabres with a mostly shoddy group of defensemen and, with...
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Pat Malacaro
March 02, 2018 - 7:41 pm
Sam Reinhart scored the lone Buffalo Sabres' goal in a 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Friday night at BB&T Center. Michael Matheson opened the scoring just a minute and a half into the game for the Panthers. The came after Florida won an offensive zone face-off, and moved the puck from one...
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Howard Simon
March 02, 2018 - 11:09 am
The trade deadline has come and gone. Evander Kane went with it. Jack Eichel is still sidelined by ankle injury. But there's still 18 games left in the Sabres season. Is there anything worth keeping an eye on? Of course there is. I'm not going down the tanking road again but lets face it, the race...
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