Buffalo Sabres

May 20, 2017 - 12:12 pm
(WGR 550) - Ryan O’Reilly led a four goal third period as Canada came from two goals down to beat Russia at the World Championships 4-2. The win puts Canada into Sunday’s gold medal game. The Sabres center came down the slot and controlled a bouncing puck to beat Tampa Bay’s Andrei Vasilevskiy with...
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May 18, 2017 - 5:28 pm
The top team in Group B of the 2017 IIHF World Championship is moving on to the semifinal round. Team Canada holds off a late push from host nation Germany with a 2-1 win and a trip to the semifinals to face offensive juggernaut Russia. Canada grabbed the lead late in the first period off a...
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May 18, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel and the United States have been knocked out of the 2017 IIHF World Championship. The top team from Group A was eliminated from the tournament on Thursday after suffering a 2-0 loss to Finland at LANXESS Arena in Cologne, Germany. The Americans out-shot the Finns...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:42 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada had little trouble in disposing of Norway at the IIHF World Championship, 5-0. The Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly had a great chance early being awarded a penalty shot. He came in and shot it over the top of net. He did score a power play goal in the third period. He also picked up an...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:09 pm
Jason Botterill's search for a head coach of the Buffalo Sabres could be officially under way. The Sabres general manager has said that his search for a head coach will be quite extensive and that he wants the right guy for the job. "I'm not going to put any limits on what the experience stand...
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May 13, 2017 - 5:13 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada looked to be in great shape leading Switzerland 2-0 after just 6:28 of play. The Swiss pulled goalie Jonas Hiller, who had already faced 11 shots and didn’t seem to be at fault on either goal. Leonardo Genoni stopped all 32 shots he faced for the win. The Sabres Ryan O’Reilly was...
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May 12, 2017 - 3:02 pm
Jason Botterill’s introduction as Buffalo Sabres general manager featured a whirlwind of questions and answers. Here are the three stars of the last 24 hours: 3rd Star - Development Development isn’t throwing young players in lockers or shouting at them. Development is the part that comes after the...
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May 12, 2017 - 12:02 pm
It was a long wait for the Buffalo Sabres to officially name Jason Botterill as the eighth general manager in franchise history. On Thursday, Sabres owner Terry Pegula officially introduced Botterill as the general manager after the Pittsburgh Penguins wrapped up their series with the Washington...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There were things I liked from Jason Botterill during his introduction as Sabres general manager. I was very curious to hear what his vision was for the team on the ice. The new GM said, “When you look at the group right now is this is a league that thrives on centermen and...
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