Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres wrap up their three-game road trip

(WGR 550) - The Sabres and Sharks play a home-and-home series for the first time in history. It opens tonight in California with the game in Buffalo scheduled for Tuesday. With the Sabres win in Los Angeles, Buffalo is 6-1-1. Their 13 points leads Boston by two points, Tampa Bay and Toronto by four...
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Which Sabres defenseman gets traded?

The Buffalo Sabres are enjoying a great start to the 2019-2020 season, with a 6-1-1 record in their first eight games, good for first in the Eastern Conference. Sadly, this is where fans can stop the hype, since last season saw Buffalo in first place early in the season before a monumental collapse...
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Lawrence Pilut returns to the ice

Sabres defenseman Lawrence Pilut is back on the ice as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. Pilut played for the Rochester Americans on Friday night in Cleveland, his first game action since the AHL playoffs last season. Pilut played on a pair with Sabres prospect Will Borgen. Just getting...
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Sabres get back in the win column after just one loss

(WGR 550) - It wasn’t pretty, but the Sabres got back in the win column by shutting out the Kings 3-0. Carter Hutton absolutely earned his second straight shutout, making 47 saves. Hutton’s shutout string is now at 128:36. Hutton leads the NHL with a 1.40 goals-against average and .953 save...
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Sabres bounce back, blank the Kings 3-0

Thursday night was the definition of a bounce-back effort for the Buffalo Sabres. Backed by a dominant performance in net from Carter Hutton and a three-point night from Casey Mittelstadt, the Sabres rolled over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Much like Wednesday night...
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The Sabres look to get back on the winning track in L.A.

(WGR 550) - Thanks to a 2-for-16 power play slump that started halfway through the Montreal game, the Sabres no longer have the top power play in the NHL. Edmonton leads at 45.5% while Buffalo is now second at 35.7%. On Wednesday the Sabres faced a power play that operates at 5.5% efficiency and...
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Ducks forward gets fined for attack on Sobotka

(WGR 550) - The National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced that Ducks forward Nick Ritchie has been fined $4,121.86 for roughing Vladimir Sobotka. The fine is the most allowed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Sobotka hit Ritchie with a solid, clean body check in the...
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Sabres only played 18 good minutes and it cost them a game

(WGR 550) - It’s amazing how a team can come out and play so well for the first 18 minutes of the game and then just hand it right back in the second period. Buffalo came out flying to start, and if it wasn’t for John Gibson, they could’ve scored four or five goals. The Sabres were on every loose...
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Sabres drop a stinker, 5-2 to the Ducks

After starting the season 5-0-1, the Buffalo Sabres put together their first forgettable game of the 2019-20 season. The Sabres coughed up a 2-0 first period lead, and ended up suffering their first regulation loss of the year on Wednesday by a 5-2 score against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center...
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The Sabres start a three game road trip in Anaheim

(WGR 550) - Both the Sabres and the Ducks are in the same situation as they get ready to play in Anaheim. Both teams played in the east on Monday afternoon and both teams flew to California right after their games were over. The Sabres played their most complete game of the season shutting down...
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