Buffalo Sabres

Gamenight: Reinhart scores, Sabres lead Canucks 1-0 in first

Sam Reinhart's goal less than five minutes into the game has given the Sabres a 1-0 lead over the Vancouver Canucks in the first period. Check back throughout the game for updates. The goal by Reinhart is his second in as many games, and third in four games overall. He has ten goals on the season...
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The Sabres wrap up their road trip in Vancouver.

(WGR 550) - The Sabres wrap up their three game Western Canada trip in Vancouver tonight. Buffalo is trying to go 3-0 after impressive wins in Calgary and Edmonton. Buffalo is 1-8-1 in their last 10 games in Vancouver. Last year’s number one power play has caught fire and his gone from 30th in the...
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Team Russia has a former Sabre on its team for the Olympics

(WGR 550) - Team Russia has announced their roster for the upcoming Olympic games, and you will probably recognize a few names. Former NHL greats Pavel Datsyuk and Ilya Kovalchuk are on the team, as is a former Buffalo Sabres' first round pick. Forward Mikhail Grigorenko has also made the club...
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How Eichel stacks up against his draft class

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR Midway through his 3rd season in the NHL, there's no doubt that Jack Eichel is the real deal. Both Eichel and Connor McDavid were labeled "generational" prospects by pretty much everyone that knew what they were talking about going into the 2015 draft. Despite...
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Mittelstadt and Guhle lead the way as young Sabres

(WGR 550) - With the team wrapping up its road trip in Vancouver and the All-Star break coming up, I thought it would be a good time to look at the future. Before I head down to Rochester, let’s see how last June’s 1st round pick is doing. Casey Mittelstadt was the class of the World Junior...
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Hamilton: Eichel dominated McDavid

(WGR 550) - When Jack Eichel goes up against Connor McDavid, you hope for some of those Crosby/Ovechkin battles. The first time they matched up, McDavid was the clear winner, but this season, it was Jack Eichel from start to finish. McDavid was invisible in the game in Buffalo and was close to...
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Gamenight: Sabres lead Edmonton 4-0 in second period

Three second period goals have given the Sabres a 4-0 lead over the Edmonton Oilers in the second period. Check back throughout the game for updates. The Oilers had the first chance on the power play when Jake McCabe was called for holding. Ryan Strome had the best chance on the man advantage for...
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JW's Tweetbag

Tweetbag! 10 questions with 10 answers! 1.) @Andyrewu94 (Andrew) - Should Amerks playoff games in the spring be on TV across WNY? Holy crap YES. Andrew, this is a fantastic idea. I noticed the other day that right after that Sabres debacle against the Stars, the team’s PR twitter account tossed out...
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Sabres go for two in a row in Edmonton

(WGR 550) - The Sabres were able to beat a hot Calgary team in overtime, but they’re right back to work tonight in Edmonton. The Oilers have won three straight after losing seven out of eight games. The Sabres beat the Oilers here in Buffalo 3-1 in a game that many Edmonton observers thought was...
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The Sabres recall Tennyson

(WGR 550) - Nate Beaulieu got hurt early in the Calgary game, so Matt Tennyson has been called up from Rochester. Josh Gorges and Victor Antipin were scratched from the Flames game. It’s not known if either will be available for tonight’s game in Edmonton. Last season Tennyson played 45 games with...
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