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Paul Hamilton
November 07, 2019 - 1:37 pm
(WGR 550) - Victor Hedman is the only Swedish player on the Tampa Bay roster, but Buffalo will have the home advantage. Swedes with the Sabres include Rasmus Dahlin, Victor Olofsson, Linus Ullmark, Johan Larsson, Marcus Johansson and Lawrence Pilut. Buffalo and the Lightning will play two games on...
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Paul Hamilton
June 19, 2019 - 10:42 pm
Las Vegas, NV (WGR 550) - Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin finished third in the voting for the Calder Trophy. Elias Pettersson of Vancouver won the trophy at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Dahlin participated in his first NHL Red Carpet Event before the Awards. He told me that he was...
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Paul Hamilton
March 21, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The NHL announced that the Sabres will be playing two games in Sweden next season. The games will be against Tampa Bay, which appealed to the NHL because the Lightning has star Swedish defenseman Victor Hedman. Buffalo, of course, has Rasmus Dahlin, as well as Linus Ullmark...
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Paul Hamilton
February 28, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - The Sabres will be playing their first game since the trade deadline. Buffalo has 19 games left and even if they win all of them, they won’t have enough points to make the playoffs. On Monday, Jason Botterill said you can’t blame just one group for this unacceptable season. He...
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Paul Hamilton
February 14, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have been very good on 5-on-3 situations against this season, but their best one may have come Tuesday. Tampa Bay had a 1:53 two-man advantage, but the Sabres killed it off. The Lightning came in with the second best power play in the NHL and had already...
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Paul Hamilton
January 26, 2018 - 12:42 pm
(WGR 550) - The Professional Hockey Writers’ Association has come out with mid-season NHL awards and there is one Sabres player mentioned. Ryan O’Reilly, right now, would be third in the Lady Byng race behind Auston Matthews of the Leafs and Johnny Gaudreau of the Flames. The Hart Trophy for league...
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Paul Hamilton
June 21, 2017 - 2:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres GM Jason Botterill has said that he won't draft for position this weekend, but I'm still going to focus on the top defensemen. Cale Makar is rated 9th been Central Scouting, but I would doubt he'd still be there when Buffalo drafts in the 8th spot. Makar is a slick...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2017 - 6:33 pm
(WGR 550) - What a great championship game between Canada and Sweden at the World Championships, but unfortunately it was ruined by being decided in a shootout. Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers stopped all four shots he faced in the shootout to give Sweden a 2-1 victory. The Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly...
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Paul Hamilton
April 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I have had many fans talk to me about how disappointing Sam Reinhart is, considering he was picked second overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. Over an 82-game span, Reinhart has averaged 20 goals and 25 assists for 45 points. Since the 1997 draft, only one forward taken second...
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Brayton Wilson
April 10, 2017 - 9:50 am
The Buffalo Sabres close out the 2016-17 season on a low no with a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday afternoon at Amalie Arena. The Sabres got out to the early lead at the 13:56 mark of the first period with a goal from William Carrier on a two-on-one rush that beat goalie Andrei...
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