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June 26, 2017 - 6:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill continued filling out his staff by hiring Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley as assistant GMs. Their responsibilities will include player development and overseeing Buffalo's minor-league affiliates, with Sexton also named GM of...
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June 24, 2017 - 5:52 pm
Chicago, IL (WBEN) - Here is the wrap on the second day of the NHL Draft for the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres selected five players on the second day of the 2017 NHL Draft at United Center in Chicago. These five selections join Buffalo’s first-round pick, forward Casey Mittelstadt, to complete the...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:35 pm
Chicago, IL (WGR550.com-Brayton Wilson) -The Buffalo Sabres have taken 18-year old center Casey Mittelstadt with the eighth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. Mittelstadt played his hockey with Eden Prairie High School last season, scoring 24 goals and registering 64 points in 25 games. He then...
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June 21, 2017 - 9:31 pm
( WGR 550 - Paul Hamilton) - As expected the Sabres have lost Will Carrier to Vegas in the Expansion Draft. It became evident that Jason Botterill didn't want to lose goalie Linus Ullmark so to do that, the Golden Knights wanted Carrier. It cost Buffalo a 6th round pick in Saturday's draft. Vegas...
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June 20, 2017 - 10:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The National Hockey League adidas today unveiled the new NHL jerseys and uniforms for all 31 NHL teams, including the Buffalo Sabres, which will make their on-ice debut with the 2017-18 season. Here are more images of the of new Sabres jersey: Adidas/NHL This will be our look...
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June 18, 2017 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Understanding his days were numbered in Montreal, defenseman Nathan Beaulieu welcomed the trade that sent him to the Buffalo Sabres. Aside from getting a fresh start with a Phil Housley-coached team placing a value on puck-moving defensemen, Beaulieu expressed...
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June 18, 2017 - 1:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The NHL has released every team's expansion lists for the Vegas Golden Knights. The Sabres list was pretty easy with only one surprise. Teams could protect seven forwards, three defensemen and a goaltender or any eight skaters and a goalie. Jason Botterill went with 7-3-1...
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June 13, 2017 - 11:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres’ coaching search has resumed, with general manager Jason Botterill telling The Associated Press he hopes to make a decision by early next week. Botterill declined to reveal what candidates from the two Stanley Cup finalists he intends to interview after...
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Tom Puckett
June 08, 2017 - 2:37 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Sad news as former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Hardy died. His body was found in a river near his hometown of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. The Buffalo Bills issued this statement: Our support is with the Hardy family after the passing of former Bills WR James Hardy. pic.twitter...
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