Buffalo Sabres

Rasmus Dahlin suspended two games by the IIHF

(WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin is one of the Swedish players suspended by the International Ice Hockey Federation Disciplinary Board for conduct during the World Junior Championship in Buffalo. Dahlin has been suspended for the first two games of the World Championships in Denmark. Dahlin took his...
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Russ Brandon OUT as president of Bills & Sabres

Effective immediately, Russ Brandon is out as president of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, as first reported by the Associated Press. Here is an official statement from Terry and Kim Pegula regarding Russ Brandon: A statement from Terry and Kim Pegula. pic.twitter.com/nMRqDDl8CV — Pegula...
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Sabres' Fasching has almost reached the end of the rope

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - By the time next season starts, Hudson Fasching will be 23-years-old. The big winger has two full pro seasons plus seven games under his belt and he may no longer be a prospect. Los Angeles took the University of Minnesota winger in the fourth round of the 2013 Entry Draft...
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Sabres hit the jackpot

So where were you? I was alone in my basement for the big reveal, my wife sick and our children asleep. The jolt of energy I felt was intense. I wanted to go out and celebrate, but I showed a rare example of good judgment and stayed in. I remember where I was for each of these last few lotteries,...
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Jason Botterill is excited for Buffalo sports fans

The Buffalo Sabres beat the odds on Saturday night. They went into the NHL Draft Lottery with just 18.5% odds to draft first overall. The balls bounced the Sabres way, and they'll have the right to draft Swedish prodigy Rasmus Dahlin with the first pick. Sabres general manager Jason Botterill was...
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More Dahlin!

Just because you want a quick Rasmus Dahlin piece… I reached out to former Sabres goaltender (and my birthday bro) Jhonas Enroth to get a quick review on the soon-to-be #1 pick. First asked, just how good is this? What are your thoughts? Enroth responded, “You guys are in for a treat! I played with...
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What analysts and scouts are saying about Rasmus Dahlin

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR The Buffalo Sabres will cash in on their lottery win at the NHL Draft in June. Jason Botterill will get up on the stage and announce Rasmus Dahlin as the next Buffalo Sabre in Dallas, Texas. The Sabres had just an 18.5% chance to pick first overall, but the balls...
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What a great weekend for Buffalo fans

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Buffalo sports fans had one of the best offseason weekends they’ve ever had. Many NFL Draft experts say the Bills had a great draft, getting what they believe is a franchise quarterback, as well as maybe the best linebacker in the draft. The Bills also took a defensive...
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Our luck is changing

Despite our recent run of sports success in Western New York, I didn’t get my hopes up for the NHL draft lottery. Sure, we saw the Bills end their playoff drought and then we experienced an unprecedented Big Four basketball season. Heck, even celery ended its suffering and went out with a first...
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The Buffalo Sabres have won the NHL Draft Lottery!

Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - After two years of coming in second and two years of coming in eighth, the Sabres have won the NHL Draft Lottery. Carolina jumped from 11th to second while Montreal went from fourth to third. As it turned out, the Sabres won first and third, so they had to have a re-draw...
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