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The Sabres wrap up the preseason against the Islanders

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres get their final tune-up for the season tonight in the arena against the Islanders. Since there will be six days before the season opener, Robin Lehner will get the call in goal. Phil Housley said, “Obviously we want to win, we’ve got a week to think about our next...
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The Sabres send Ullmark to the Amerks

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Chad Johnson signed to backup Robin Lehner, we all knew Linus Ullmark would be going to Rochester. The Sabres assigned him there after practcice on Thursday. Ullmark played in two preseason games and got the start in Toronto. Phil Housley raved about his performance...
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Sabres' Nolan glad to be back home

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jordan Nolan was in Buffalo for his first practice on Thursday. The winger was claimed from Los Angeles on Wednesday. Phil Housley has talked throughout the preseason that his team hasn’t been physical enough. The head coach said that’s what he sees in Nolan, “Watching him...
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Sabres send Baptiste to Rochester

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Jordan Nolan being claimed by the Sabres, Nick Baptiste has been sent to Rochester. After scoring 25 goals in 59 games with Rochester last year, the speedy winger was expected to challenege for a roster spot on the big club, but it never materialized. Bapitiste had a...
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Hamilton: Sabres-Penguins Post-Game thoughts

The Buffalo Sabres' late comeback falls short in a 5-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts on the loss on the Post-Game Show with Brian Koziol:
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Gamenight: Sabres and Penguins tied 1-1 in second period

Jake Guentzel scored less than three minutes into the game for the Penguins, but Victor Antipin scored to even the game at 1-1 in the first period. Jake Guentzel's goal came on Pittsburgh's third shot of the game, thanks to Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary. Victor Antipin answered for the Sabres less...
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The NHL offside challenge rule has changed.

Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - The NHL has approved a new rule that will stop all the fake offside challenges by coaches. Many would call for a challenge, knowing the play wasn’t offside just to see if they could catch a break. On Wednesday, the NHL’s Board of Governors approved a change to the rule...
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Pominville still adjusting to life back in Buffalo

The last time Jason Pominville wore a Buffalo Sabres uniform was on April 2, 2013 in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at, what used to be known as CONSOL Energy Center. Pominville registered two assists in a 4-1 road win as Buffalo was trying to find a way back into the playoff picture. The...
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Sabres claim Nolan from Los Angeles

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Marcus Foligno was traded to Minnesota, that left a big gap in toughness for the Sabres. Buffalo still has Nick Deslauriers, Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian, but Foligno did a lot of that last season. With that in mind, Buffalo claimed Jordan Nolan off waivers from Los...
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The Sabres head to Pittsburgh for their final road preseason game

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson will get the call in goal for tonight’s preseason game in Pittsburgh. That means Robin Lehner will likely play in the final exhibition game Friday at home. Phil Housley said, “It’s a good opportunity for him to start a game. I thought he did an excellent job...
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