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Turnin' 40 Tweetbag!

Lordy, Lordy, it’s the Turning 40 Tweetbag! First, a disclaimer: I promise you I am not the kind of person that becomes obsessed with his/her own birthday. I'm just going crazy waiting for the Buffalo Sabres to do something, and forthe Buffalo Bills season to start, and this served as a wonderful...
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Cozens and Johnson eager to get to work with the Sabres

For the first time since the 2019 NHL Combine, both Dylan Cozens and Ryan Johnson are back in the city of Buffalo. This time, they will both be suiting up for the Buffalo Sabres this week at development camp at Harborcenter. The Sabres took Cozens with the seventh overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft...
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Jankowski liked how the NHL Draft panned out for the Sabres

The 2019 NHL Draft came and went this past weekend and it yielded six new prospects for the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres picked center Dylan Cozens and defenseman Ryan Johnson in Friday's first round of the draft, followed by four more selections on Day 2 of the draft in Rounds 2-7. General manager...
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The Ristolainen debate

The NHL Draft weekend came and went without Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill making a trade. That just means we have more time to debate the merits of keeping or dealing Rasmus Ristolainen. It is a hot topic among Sabres fans with some thinking it would be a mistake to give up on a...
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There are a few free agents the Sabres should pursue

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Teams are into the NHL courting period before, what I call stupid time, gets going on July 1. That’s when general managers drastically overpay players to contracts they’re sorry for within two or three seasons. There are a couple of names I’d target if I were Jason Botterill...
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Pavelski is a perfect fit for the Sabres

It may be a stretch to try and convince a guy like Joe Pavelski to go from San Jose, California to Buffalo, New York, but Pavelski would be the perfect fit for the Sabres. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic wrote on Monday that he believes that the Sabres are among the teams that have contacted Pavelski...
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Sabres' Botterill was calculated in getting players he targeted

Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - It seemed like Jason Botterill and his staff were targeting some players so they moved up twice thanks to trades with Vancouver and Detroit. On Day 2 of the draft there were going to be no CHL players taken by Buffalo like No. 1 pick Dylan Cozens and that was by design. As...
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Sabres close out NHL Draft by taking Lukas Rousek in sixth round

The Buffalo Sabres wrapped up their 2019 NHL Draft by taking left winger Lukas Rousek with the 160th overall pick in the sixth round. With the 160th overall pick, we select Lukas Rousek. #Sabres50 | #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/Qc9BM0ksmF — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 20-year-old...
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The Sabres went from a tall goalie to a Czech Republic forward on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Vancouver, BC (WGR 550) - The Sabres made six picks in the 2019 NHL Draft and made two trades to move up. Buffalo sent their fourth and sixth round picks to Vancouver for the right to move up in the fourth round and take Aaron Huglen, a Minnesota high school winger. The Sabres then traded their...
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Sabres trade up to take forward Aaron Huglen in fourth round

The Buffalo Sabres moved up in the fourth round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select right winger Aaron Huglen out of Roseau High School in Minnesota. Welcome to the Sabres, Aaron! #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/RHB4cZLsEw — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 In order to take Huglen with the 102nd...
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