Buffalo Sabres

Tom Puckett
April 11, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An angry Jason Botterill addressed reporters following the Buffalo Sabres' 2017-18 season, where the blue and gold finished dead last in the NHL. “I’ve been here for one year and I was pretty pissed off and upset throughout the year and I’ll just say, it sucks that we won’t be...
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Tom Puckett
April 09, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres cleaned out their lockers after completing a season that saw them finish in last place. Finishing last for the third time in five seasons has led to players like Ryan O'Reilly losing their passion for the game. "I've lost the love of the game multiple times,...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — The Florida Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, even after Vincent Trocheck scored late in the third period to help hold off the Buffalo Sabres 4-3. The Sabres ended their season with the loss and Head Coach Phil Housley characterized it as "dismal"...
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April 06, 2018 - 11:00 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Nikita Kucherov reached a personal milestone and helped the Tampa Bay Lightning move closer to clinching the top spot in the Eastern Conference while the Buffalo Sabres take another loss and move to close out their season tonight at Florida. Kucherov became the second player...
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April 01, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The Buffalo Sabres say Victor Antipin suffered a concussion and a broken nose when he was boarded during Saturday night's game against the Nashville Predators. The Sabres say Antipin also suffered cuts to his face and dental injuries when he was hit by Predators forward...
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Allan Harris
April 01, 2018 - 5:41 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WBEN) — Buffalo coach Phil Housley says Victor Antipin is doing good but the Sabres will know more Sunday about the defenseman who was taken off the ice on a stretcher to a local hospital. "As far as I know, he's doing well right now," Housley said Saturday night after Buffalo'...
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March 26, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) The Sabres' top prospect, center Casey Mittelstadt, is leaving Minnesota following his freshman season after agreeing to a three-year, entry-level contract with Buffalo on Monday. Mittelstadt is scheduled to join the Sabres on Tuesday, and general manger Jason Botterill said...
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March 26, 2018 - 12:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Defenseman Will Borgen is skipping his senior season at St. Cloud State after signing a three-year entry level contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Borgen's contract with the Sabres won't kick in until next season. He will finish this year playing for Buffalo's minor-league...
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March 24, 2018 - 7:12 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Upon handing the puck to Canadiens goalie Antti Niemi in honor of his 35-save performance, defenseman Karl Alzner had a hard time believing how long it has been since his teammate's last shutout. It's been more than two years. "It's hard to believe as good of a goalie as...
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Photo: WHR 550 Paul Hamilton
March 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres leading scorer Jack Eichel isn't sure when he'll be cleared to play after returning to practice for the first time since spraining his right ankle a month ago. Eichel says he'd like to start playing as soon as possible. But he adds it's premature to pick a...
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