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Sabres' Housley and Reinhart explain their post-game comments

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - During the Sabres post-game show on Thursday, Phil Housley was asked about if there needed to be changes on his defense. He answered by saying that was Jason Botterill’s job. Housley starting off his media time on Friday saying he misunderstood what was being asked of him, “...
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The Sabres' Ristolainen enjoys seeing time with Rasmus Dahlin

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen was back playing with star rookie Rasmus Dahlin until the second period of Thursday’s game. They played some games together earlier in the season, but Phil Housley shook up the pairs against Minnesota and kept them through the first period vs Carolina...
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Gamenight: Hurricanes led Sabres 1-0 in 1st

Justin Faulk kicked things off the Hurricanes just 4:04 into the game with his 7th goal of the season. Faulk crept in from the point, took a pass in the slot from Sebastian Aho and beat Linus Ullmark for the 1-0 Carolina head. GAME SUMMARY Goal Summary: First Period: CAR: 4:04 - Justin Faulk (5) (...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Hurricanes

It was another tough pill to swallow on home ice as the Buffalo Sabres lost in overtime to a fellow playoff-hungry team in the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-5. Jeff Skinner led the Buffalo offense with his 32nd and 33rd goals of the year, including the game-tying goal with less than a minute to go in...
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The Sabres try to break a seven-game losing streak to Carolina

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres and the Hurricanes enter Thursday’s game three points out of a playoff spot in the East. Buffalo beat Minnesota on Thursday, but haven’t won back-to-back games since December. Carolina has won seven straight games vs Buffalo. The Sabres are 3-5-2 in their last 10...
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Rodrigues: Things have 'started to go my way'

Buffalo Sabres forward Evan Rodrigues is quickly becoming one of the more reliable players on the ice for the team. Just six points shy of his point total from the 2017-2018 season, Rodrigues currently has 19 points (7+12) in 46 games this season. As of late, Rodrigues has been on a hot streak with...
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Who's Hot, Who's Not in the Eastern Conference Playoff Race

The Buffalo Sabres are in the midst of a seven game home stand and fans are doing plenty of scoreboard watching despite the Sabres' slide out of a playoff spot. While the rest of the Eastern Conference remains tough, some teams have been hotter than others and some teams have started to slide...
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Many of the Sabres are enjoying meaningful games in February

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres still trail Columbus by three points in the race for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. For some players on this team, this is the first time they’ve been able to talk about meaningful games in February. Jake McCabe started playing in Buffalo in 2014. This is...
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Sabres' Pominville said he's not looking to be traded

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Starting with the home game against Florida, Jason Pominville got only 9:32 of ice-time or less in four out of five games. In his next five games he was up over 11 minutes in each game, but he was also a healthy scratch in Dallas. Pominville of course wasn’t happy, but he...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Wild

The Sabres were able to withstand a late comeback by the Minnesota Wild to get the 5-4 shootout win. It was a volatile game that saw Buffalo get out to a 3-1 lead before the Wild evened the score. Following a third period Sam Reinhart goal that gave Buffalo a 4-3 lead, the Wild converted to tie the...
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