June 28, 2017 - 2:40 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Jason Botterill re-signed Linus Ullmark, I think he wanted him to backup Robin Lehner this season. I think that plan may have changed when Cal Petersen decided to go to free agency and sign with Los Angeles. Michael Russo of the of the Star Tribune tweeted that he's...
Read More
June 28, 2017 - 2:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill told us on Friday that Cal Petersen would not be signing with the Sabres. Los Angeles Kings Insider for Fox Sports West, Jon Rosen tweeted that he believes that Petersen has agreed to term with the Kings. Nothing can be signed until July 1. Los Angeles has 31...
Read More
June 28, 2017 - 10:58 am
It was a long, nine-year wait for former Buffalo Sabres forward Dave Andreychuk to get a call from Lanny McDonald and the Hockey Hall of Fame. On Monday, Andreychuk did get that call, announcing him as part of the Class of 2017 for the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada. Andreychuk played in...
Read More
June 27, 2017 - 8:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is making more changes and they include two familiar names. Former Rochester Americans coach Randy Cunneyworth has been let go. Cunneyworth coached the Amerks from 2000 through 2008 when he left to become an assistant with the Atlanta Thrashers. After being a...
Read More
June 27, 2017 - 11:04 am
When the Buffalo Sabres hired general manager Jason Botterill back in May, it was widely speculated that he would bring in Pittsburgh Penguins Director of Amateur Scouting, Randy Sexton for an assistant general manager role. On Monday, The Sabres made the Sexton hiring official, along with the...
Read More
June 26, 2017 - 5:31 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent out qualifying offers to six restricted free agents. Robin Lehner's offer is $3.15-million, Marcus Foligno's is $2.25-million, Zemgus Girgensons got $1.15-million, Johan Larsson's is $997,500 and Evan Rodrigues received $787,500. Three players were not...
Read More
June 26, 2017 - 3:28 pm
(WGR 550) - Former Sabre Dave Andreychuk has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 12 seasons with Buffalo the winger scored 368 goals in 837 games. He added 436 assists for 804 points. The Sabres drafted Andreychuk 16th overall in the 1982 Entry Draft. That's the same draft where Buffalo...
Read More
June 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Taylor Fedun will return to Buffalo for the next two seasons after agreeing to a two-year, two-way deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Fedun provided the organization with defensive depth last season appearing in 27 NHL games, and posting a career high seven assists for the Sabres. He also appeared in 29...
Read More