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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Lightning

The Sabres battled back on Wednesday to defeat to the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime by a score of 2-1. Evan Rodrigues netted the game-tying goal in the 3rd preiod before Jason Pominville provided the winner in the extra frame, marking his first goal in 20 games. Hear from Rodrigues and Pominville...
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Griffith trying to make a mark in the NHL

Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - With the trading deadline past, teams can have as many players as they’d like as long as they stay under the salary cap. Casey Nelson were already up and Seth Griffith is going to get his second chance with the Sabres. In his last game in Rochester, Griffith notched five...
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Hamilton: Interview with U.S. Olympic gold medalist Emily Pfalzer

Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - Emily Pfalzer grew up in Western New York. She played hockey for Nichols and has come back to play for the Buffalo Beauts. Pfalzer and her gold medal teammates from the U.S. Womens Hockey Team were honored on Wednesday in Tampa. I had a chance to speak with he during our...
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GameNight: Lightning Lead Sabres 1-0 in 1st

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Sabres' Housley knows that he and the players must improve

Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - The Sabres will be playing their first game since the trade deadline. Buffalo has 19 games left and even if they win all of them, they won’t have enough points to make the playoffs. On Monday, Jason Botterill said you can’t blame just one group for this unacceptable season. He...
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Botterill: 'We have to learn to win better' as an organization

It was a relatively quiet day for Jason Botterill on Monday in his NHL Trade Deadline as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres. The biggest move Botterill made on Monday was the trade of Evander Kane to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for two conditional picks in the 2019 NHL Draft and forward, Dan...
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Sabres' Rodrigues knows the newest Sabre very well

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres forward Evan Rodrigues is very familiar with the man Buffalo got back from San Jose in the Evander Kane deal. Rodrigues spent three years playing on a line with Danny O’Regan at Boston University. Rodrigues works out with O’Regan in the off season in Boston and he’s...
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Sabres' Lehner said the report that he asked for a trade is false

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Monday, there was report making the rounds from an irresponsible blogger that Robin Lehner had asked to be traded. Lehner has been pretty consistent in his desire to be part of the solution in Buffalo. The Sabres goaltender said, “No that was fake news. It’s funny how...
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Sabres' Botterill only had one legitimate offer for Evander Kane

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill had quite a few discussions on trading Evander Kane, but in the end, he worked with the only solid offer he got. At no point in this process did Botterill receive an offer for a solid number one pick. He said, “We certainly had a lot of...
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Sabres end deadline day making just one trade

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR There were many Sabres' players rumored to be trade pieces at the trade deadline. At the end of the day, only one was shipped out. Evander Kane was sent to the San Jose Sharks for a conditionals 1st in 2019, a conditional 4th in 2020, and 24-year old winger Dan O'...
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