Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' owner Terry Pegula writes a letter to Season Ticket holders

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Terry Pegula has written a letter to all season ticket holders that they are not raising season ticket prices for next season. I was able to obtain the letter from a season ticket holder who asked not to be named and this is what it says, I’m not happy and I am sure you aren...
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Both Sabres farm teams are in the playoffs

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We all know the Sabres aren’t in the playoffs, but both minor league teams they’re affiliated with are. Rochester opens its best-of-five playoff series Friday night in Syracuse. Cincinnati lost the first two games of its best-of-seven opening round series in Fort Wayne 3-1...
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Sabres' O'Reilly visits Humboldt

(WGR 550) - Ryan O’Reilly joined Oilers captain Connor McDavid on Tuesday, visiting survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 people. The Broncos are a team in Saskatchewan of 16 to 21-year-olds that were traveling to a playoff game when the team bus was hit by a semi. The pic that...
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Sabres' Ristolainen feels he's ready to lead

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill was very clear at his end of the season press conference. Botterill said there are not enough leaders in the teams locker-room and that must change. The first group of players he challenged was the youngsters. Botterill said, “It’s...
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Dahlin is still number one with NHL Central Scouting

(WGR 550) - Central Scouting has released its final rankings for the June Entry Draft and to nobody’s surprise, Rasmus Dahlin is number one on the International side. Dan Marr is the director of NHL Central Scouting. He told the NHL’s Mike Morreale, “Dahlin is an exceptionally talented prospect who...
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Sabres: Most of the players seem OK with Phil Housley

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550)- Many think that changing coaches every season is what will make the Sabres better. Jason Botterill has already said that he refuses to change coaches this season and ownership also believes that Housley deserves to be back. Housley now gets a chance to look back and he said...
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The Amerks will face Syracuse in the playoffs

(WGR 550) - In their last regular season game, the Amerks beat Syracuse on Saturday night. The two teams will open their best-of-five playoff series April 20 in Syracuse. Game 2 will be one night later in Syracuse before the teams head to Rochester. Game 3 will be Wednesday, April 25 at 7:05. Game...
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Trade speculation begins to circle Ryan O'Reilly

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR Ryan O'Reilly made news with his comments this week at locker room cleanout day. O'Reilly said he "lost passion for the game at times this year". Not something you often here from professional athletes. With Jason Botterill talking about the need for change and the...
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Evander Kane wasted no time proving he's a 'playoff player'

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR Former Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane had played 574 career games in the NHL before playing in his first playoff game. The Atlanta Thrashers, Winnipeg Jets, and Sabres never provided Kane with an opportunity to play in the postseason. On Thursday night, Kane...
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An angry Jason Botterill talked about this past Sabres season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill held his first NHL end of the season press conference and he showed up in ill humor. Botterill is angry from watching the last place team in the NHL and he said owner Terry Pegula isn’t amused either, “His level of anger is fairly high...
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