Buffalo Sabres

MacKenzie: Ralph Krueger will be named the next head coach of the Sabres

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Sabres coaching search is over. McKenzie says that Ralph Krueger is the next coach of the Sabres. Krueger will take over for Phil Housley who lasted two years in Buffalo before being fired in April. For the last five years Krueger has been...
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There are conflicting reports that Johan Larsson has signed with a team in Sweden

(WGR 550) - It was reported earlier on Tuesday by Swedish radio reporter Magnus Wahlman that Buffalo Sabres restricted free agent Johan Larsson has signed with Brynäs IF in the SHL. However, Larsson's agent Craig Oster tells WGR Sports Radio 550 that Larsson has not signed with Brynäs. Swedish...
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Friedman: There's a 'decent chance' that the Sabres hire Krueger

The Buffalo Sabres' coaching search continues as a new name has recently entered the mix in Ralph Krueger. The former head coach of the Edmonton Oilers has been away from the National Hockey League for a while as he has served as chairman of the Southampton Football Club in the English Premier...
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Team Canada beats Slovakia with 1.8 seconds to spare

(WGR 550) - Team Canada scored a goal with 1.8 seconds left to squeak past Slovakia on Monday, 6-5. Mark Stone (Vegas Golden Knights) ripped a power play goal short side on Marek Ciliak to win it. It’s the only goal Ciliak gave up in 23:20 of work. He made 10 saves in relief of Patrik Rybar (...
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Team USA skates away with a huge overtime win at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA went to 2-1 at the World Championship on Monday with a hard fought 3-2 overtime win over Finland. The U.S. has five points thanks to a three-point win and a two-point win. Finland has seven points with two three-point wins and one-point for the overtime loss. Dylan Larkin Det...
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Pilut undergoes shoulder surgery

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Lawrence Pilut was in a lot of pain when he left holding his shoulder during Game 3 of the North Division Semifinal series against the Toronto Marlies. The Amerks defenseman showed how tough he is as he somehow came back for the third period and finished the game. Now we...
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Team Canada wins big at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Canada went to 1-1 at the World Championship blasting Great Britain 8-0. It wasn’t a very eventful game for the two Sabres as both Sam Reinhart and Brandon Montour were pointless. Reinhart played 14:50 and had a few scoring chances including a real good tip in front. He finished with...
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Team USA routs France at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA evened its record at 1-1 at the World Championship dominating France 7-1. Jack Eichel had one assist in the game playing 13:22. Eichel won 13-of-18 faceoffs and had four of Team USA’s 42 shots. The Americans had lost 4-1 to Slovakia with Eichel getting an assist in that game...
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Yost: Buffalo is "a desirable market" with "foundational talent"

The Buffalo Sabres remain without a head coach in place as we finish up our first full week of May. For the latest insight on the topic, TSN's Travis Yost joined Schopp and the Bulldog for a discussion on the state of the team. This was also in wake of this morning's report that Buffalo has...
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Report: Tippett and Martin are front runners for Sabres' coaching vacancy

It appears as though the Buffalo Sabres are trimming down their options for their vacant head coaching position. According to a report from John Shannon of Sportsnet on Friday, he has heard that Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Jacques Martin and former Arizona Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett...
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