Buffalo Sabres

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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Sabres' Eichel is able to channel his emotion into the right direction

(WGR 550) - Before Jack Eichel went to Western Canadian on Sunday, he spoke to me about the 7-1 loss to Dallas and what’s up next. Eichel was very frustrated and really didn’t know what to say anymore. His answers were short, but they were not disrespectful at all, it was just a young man showing...
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Eichel's overtime blast lifts Sabres over Flames 2-1

Jack Eichel was on the ice for the first 1:30 of overtime Monday in Calgary, punctuating his lengthy shift with a goal, sending the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Flames. Eichel's game-winner was a rocket from the near faceoff circle, his 19th goal of the season, just as a Buffalo power play...
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The Sabres head out west to play Calgary

(WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres are visiting another arena that they just can’t seem to win in. Buffalo has lost nine of its last 10 games in Calgary. Overall, the Sabres have just one win in eight games. That includes giving up seven goals at home twice in three games to Winnipeg and Dallas...
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