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(WGR 550) - Before Jack Eichel went to Western Canadian on Sunday, he spoke to me about the 7-1 loss to Dallas and what’s up next.

Eichel was very frustrated and really didn’t know what to say anymore. His answers were short, but they were not disrespectful at all, it was...Read more

Jack Eichel was on the ice for the first 1:30 of overtime Monday in Calgary, punctuating his lengthy shift with a goal, sending the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Flames. Eichel's game-winner was a rocket from the near faceoff circle, his 19th goal of the season, just as a Buffalo power...Read more

The Buffalo Bills have 18 players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on March 14, the first day of the new league year. All of them are eligible to re-sign with the club before hitting the open market. However, those who played 2017 on one-year veteran minimum deals have to wait until...Read more

(WGR 550) - The Sabres are visiting another arena that they just can’t seem to win in. Buffalo has lost nine of its last 10 games in Calgary.  

Overall the Sabres have just one win in eight games. That includes giving up seven goals at home twice in three games to Winnipeg...Read more

The Bills have back-to-back picks in the first round of this year’s NFL draft.  They also have two picks in the second round and eight picks overall within the first five rounds (8 of the top 157 selections). They can sit at spots 21 and 22 in round one and select two players who could very well...Read more

For the first time since 2004, the Philadelphia Eagles are heading back to the Super Bowl.

The Eagles will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII after a 38-7 throttling of the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It will be the...Read more

For the third time in five seasons, the New England Patriots are heading to the Super Bowl.

It will be the eighth time in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era that the Patriots will play for the Super Bowl, and the team will look to tie a National Football League record for the most...Read more

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s rare that coaches bag skate their players anymore because it’s a total waste of valuable practice time. For 45 minutes on Sunday, Phil Housley skated his team hard, but it was drills done with pucks. It was a definite punishment for the lack of...Read more

(WGR 550) - USA Hockey was shaken to its core on Sunday with the news of the death of Jim Johannson. The 53-year-old was the assistant executive director of USA Hockey and the general manager of the 2018 U.S. Olympic men’s ice hockey team.

Johannson had been to Buffalo...Read more

The Buffalo Sabres were back home hosting the Dallas Stars in KeyBank Center on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Buffalo was looking to shake off a tough loss to the New York Rangers on Thursday before heading to Western Canada next week for three late-night road swings.

The contest was never...Read more