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Botterill: We're very excited to have Carter Hutton as part of our organization

Victor Powell reporting @PowellVictor Jason Botterill met with the media on Sunday to discuss the Sabres recent trade of Ryan O'Reilly to the St. Louis Blues. In the trade, the Sabres acquired a conditional first-round draft pick in 2019, a second-rounder in 2021, as well as Vladimir Sobotka,...
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Sabres' Thompson said he'll be given an opportunity with the top six

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Monday, newly acquired winger Tage Thompson said he’s going to get an opportunity as a top six forward in Buffalo. Thompson is just 20 and went back and forth between the AHL and the NHL last season. He said now he can grow in a bigger role, “In our talks they said they...
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BREAKING: Ryan O'Reilly has been traded to St. Louis

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres didn’t pull any surprises in free agency, but they did trade Ryan O’Reilly. The center goes to St. Louis before the Sabres had to pay the $7.5 million bonus to him. Jeremy Rutherford is reporting that the Sabres get a first round pick in 2019, a second rounder in...
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Sabres' Botterill pulled no surprises in Day 1 of free agency

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill stayed right with the script on Day 1 of NHL Free Agency. The Sabres GM said he was going to get a goalie for Buffalo and Rochester and he did just that by signing Carter Hutton and Scott Wedgewood. He also said he was going to try to re-sign winger Scott...
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The Sabres bring back Wilson

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill said he wanted Scott Wilson back and he’s getting him. The veteran winger played with three teams last season scoring six goals and eight assists for 14 points in 49 games with Buffalo. Wilson gets a two-year/$2.1 million contract. Wilson won two Stanley Cups...
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The Sabres bring back Wilson

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - As expected the Sabres have signed college free agent Brandon Hickey to a two-year, entry-level deal. Buffalo acquired Hickey from Arizona in exchange for Hudson Fasching. Hickey was drafted in the third round of the 2014 Entry Draft by Calgary and then was traded to the...
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The Sabres have signed their goalie

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have made an upgrade in goal as they’ve signed Carter Hutton to a reported three-year/$8.25 million deal. Hutton will only count $2.75 million against the salary cap when many felt he would get $4 million per year. Hutton has been described to me as an excellent...
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The Sabres wrap up development camp

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550)- Matej Pekar plays the game like Boston’s Brad Marchand. That was evident during Saturday’s French Connection 3-on-3 tournament to wrap up development camp. The Sabres fourth round pick from last week got demolished by Rasmus Dahlin on Friday following two cheap shots and then...
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Rasmus Dahlin delivers huge hit at development camp

We've all heard all about Rasmus Dahlin's ability with the puck, but not much about his physicality. On day three of development camp, Dahlin showed he has the ability to deliver a big hit. -- "Are you listening Carubba!?" pic.twitter.com/jI6L7XEoEa — The Instigators (@TheInstigators) June 29, 2018...
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Lawrence Pilut said the Sabres had been after him for a while

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Friday, the Sabres prospects had a total skills practice. There was a lot of passing and a lot of stickhandling in tight places. They wrapped it up with a 3-on-3 between the blue lines in the neutral zone. Rasmus Dahlin started with a huge turnover forcing Hunter Shepard...
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