Buffalo Sabres

Sabres to broadcast 2006 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

The Buffalo Sabres are continuing on with showing some of their classic games in franchise history on Monday, April 6 as they will broadcast Games 1, 2, 5 and 6 of the 2006 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Philadelphia Flyers on MSG. The next round of #SabresClassics will focus on the...
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The 2005-06 Sabres

A lot of us are watching these 2005-06 Sabres rebroadcasts during the current disruption. Many of us old enough to remember these games have specific memories of them, the season, and of each player. What has struck me for years about that season is how fond of it I am. Most of us are softest about...
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Sabres' Skinner donating to help those fighting COVID-19

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jeff Skinner announced on his Instagram that he’s donating $53,000 to the fund started by Terry and Kim Pegula last week. Skinner said he wanted to help health care workers, as well as FeedMore WNY as the fight against the coronavirus rages on. The Pegulas have already...
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Sabres' Reinhart hasn't had much to do in quarantine

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With the NHL under self-quarantine until at least April 15, Sam Reinhart went home to Vancouver, British Columbia. Reinhart has been joined by his girlfriend and his brothers at his parents’ house. The winger was on WGR Sports Radio 550 with The Instigators on Wednesday. He...
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Self-quarantine period extended in the NHL

(WGR 550) - The NHL has extended its self-quarantine period to April 15. It’s really no surprise because all team facilities and ice arenas remain closed with no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic. I would anticipate that it will be extended again once we get closer to April 15.
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NHLPA votes on the best in the NHL

(WGR 550) - The NHL Players' Association has released on its annual player poll. Over 600 players were surveyed in many categories. I like this because it’s players voting on fellow players. Here are some of the results on what the players voted on: BEST FORWARD: Connor McDavid - EDM (68.4%) Sidney...
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Sabres' Eichel is in Buffalo self-quarantining

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Before the Sabres left for Montreal on March 11, the team was already practicing social distancing with interviews and keeping the media at least six feet away. At that time things were changing by the minute and it continued on Wednesday. Jack Eichel participated in a NHL...
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Peca shares memories of Sabres late '90s playoff runs

From Derek Plante's first-round Game 7 overtime goal in 1997 against the Ottawa Senators to the Stanley Cup Finals against the Dallas Stars in 1999, former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca joined me to give an oral history of the Sabres' late '90s teams, including all of their playoff series' in...
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2003 NHL Re-Draft

With the National Hockey League season, as well as the rest of the sports world, on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, there is not much to talk about in the hockey world with no action going on. While the NHL waits for a possible outcome surrounding COVID-19, the league will continue to hold...
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McCabe knew things weren't going to be good in Montreal

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres and the NHL have been self-quarantined for just over two weeks. Buffalo flew home from Montreal early on March 12 and everybody dispersed from the airport. On Wednesday, March 11, everybody was getting back from dinner when it was revealed that the NBA had its...
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