Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Marcus Johansson feels he can add veteran leadership

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Sabres winger Marcus Johansson took the ice for the first time on Friday as training camp is underway. In his first taste of action as he was part of a Swedish line with Victor Olofsson and Rasmus Asplund. The former Bruin said he’s happy to be here, “It feels good, I’m...
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Still plenty of optimism within Sabres' prospect depth

As the Buffalo Sabres are set to kick off training camp on Friday, many of the team's prospects got the chance to hit the ice early for game action at the Sabres Prospects Challenge last weekend. The Sabres managed to grab two wins in the tournament against the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins,...
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Sabres' Eichel thinks Krueger is being well received

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel and his teammates reported to training camp on Thursday. Eichel was one of the first players that got to meet new coach Ralph Kruger when he came over to meet with him and Sam Reinhart during the World Championship in May. Eichel said, “I think he brings a great...
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Sabres' Ristolainen not worried about being traded

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Jason Botterill has had calls about trading for Rasmus Ristolainen since before the February trade deadline. Things heated up in this off season, but with so many great restricted free agents still unsigned, teams don’t know how much cap space they have. Ristolainen of...
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Sabres announce training camp roster

The Buffalo Sabres announced their roster for training camp on Wednesday, just one day before the players report to KeyBank Center for testings and physicals. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster for the team’s training camp, which begins Thursday, Sept. 12, when players are scheduled to...
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The Sabres fall short to Pittsburgh

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres lost to Pittsburgh on Monday 6-4 giving the Penguins the Prospects Challenge. After a scoreless first period, the Sabres were lifeless from top to bottom and Pittsburgh sprinted out to a 4-0 lead. Buffalo finally broke through at 18:05 when Brett Murray scored on...
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Sabres' Pekar is making a name for himself

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Matej Pekar hadn't played a game in seven months when the Prospects Challenge started. On Friday you could tell Pekar was rusty, but in Saturday’s 4-3 win over Boston, the Sabres 2018 4th round pick was stellar. The injury he suffered last season is 100% and the winger...
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Sabres come out flying in front of a full Harborcenter

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - This is going to be short because it’s hard to notice the little things about players when you’re calling the game, but there still were players I did like in the Sabres 6-4 win over New Jersey in Game 1 of the Prospects Challenge. New defenseman Henri Jokiharju came as...
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Who to watch: Sabres Prospects Challenge

Hockey is back! Well, sort of. The 2019 Sabres Prospects Challenge gets underway on Friday at Harborcenter with some of the Buffalo Sabres' top prospects set to face the best prospects from the New Jersey Devils. For many prospects, it will be their first game action of the season and a nice tune...
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Sabres' Cozens can't wait to play in a game

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Dylan Cozens was cleared Thursday and will play in the Prospects Challenge. The Sabres 2019 No. 1 pick hurt has thumb during Prospects Camp and needed surgery. It was first thought he would miss some training camp, but he is ready early. Cozens had a full practice before he...
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