Buffalo Sabres

Week two of the Sabres Classic games have been announced

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have announced what games they’ll show next week on MSG starting at 8 p.m. On Monday March 30 it’s be a game against Washington from Nov. 17, 2005 in which they scored eight goals. On Tuesday March 31 it’s just a month later, Dec. 19, 2005 when the Sabres won...
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The NHL is postponing events

(WGR 550) - The NHL Combine June 1-6 in Buffalo has been postponed by the National Hockey League. The league has also announced that it's postponing the Awards June 18 in Las Vegas and the NHL Draft, June 26 and 27 in Montreal. All these postponements are due to the coronavirus. The NHL said in a...
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Pegulas are pledging $1.2 million in aid

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Pegula Sports and Entertainment is teaming up with the foundations of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres to provide at least $1.2 million in aid to Western New York during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement PSE President and CEO Kim Pegula said, “We realize we are in...
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Sabres sign Samuelsson to entry-level contract

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that defenseman Mattias Samuelsson has signed his three-year entry-level contract with the organization. The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to terms with defenseman Mattias Samuelsson on a three-year, entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/oAuPtnFp8T — Sabres PR...
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The NHL is self-quarantining longer

(WGR 550) - There was one thing of note to come out of the NHL’s conference call with its general managers. The league wanted its players and personnel to self-quarantine for 14 days. That would take everybody up to March 27 which is Friday. The NHL has decided that two weeks isn’t long enough and...
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The Sabres' all-time leaders from the Aud

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Tuesday on MSG, the Sabres are bringing back another classic game. The Sabres play Hartford in their last game at the Memorial Auditorium. The game was played on April 14, 1996, so I thought I’d look back at who did well in that building, as well as in the new arena. Gil...
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That April night in Ottawa. Game 1: Sabres vs. Sens

The Sabres and MSG will be showing a series of classic Sabre games this week as the team sits home, waiting to possibly play again this season if things settle down with COVID-19. Before the Sabres classic games get rolling, I wanted to input one of my own. On Monday afternoon I sat down to watch,...
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Sabres' sign college free agent Dawson DiPietro

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have inked another college free agent snagging Western Michigan’s Dawson DiPietro. The winger participated in the Sabres Developmental Camp in June and did pretty well. General Manager Jason Botterill said in a statement, “Dawson was excellent at our developmental...
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Sabres' Krueger hopes to continue the season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ralph Krueger’s family lives in Switzerland and when the NHL season was put on pause, he decided to go home. Krueger is a Swiss citizen so getting back wasn’t hard. As far as how they’re handling the outbreak for the coronavirus there Krueger said in a conference call from...
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Sabres' Krueger is holding a webinar for European coaches

(WGR 550) - Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has found a way to occupy his time. In conjunction with the NHL Coaches' Association, Krueger will be holding a coaching webinar. It’s part of a program from the Association that was originally for coaches in the NCAA, USHL, ECHL and AHL. Now it’s open to...
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