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Friedman suggests Flyers and Sabres could be trade partners

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR We're less than 2 weeks away from the NHL trade deadline, which will come on Monday, February 26th. Evander Kane is still in a Sabre uniform, and there's been no major trade made around the league. Generally this is the time of year that reports and rumors start...
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The Sabres face the league's top team in Tampa Bay

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Saturday, the Sabres beat the number two team in the NHL in Boston. Tonight, they get the number one team in the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay has a points percentage of .705 while the Bruins are .704. That’s with a 4-3 loss on Monday in Toronto. The Lightning have won...
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Jason Botterill has a plan which includes Rochester

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is approaching his first trade deadline as a general manager. In the next two weeks, many players including Evander Kane could be playing elsewhere. It’s hard to believe this with what we’ve seen from the Sabres this season, but the emergence of Casey Nelson...
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Olofsson feels ready to make the jump to North America

Over the course of the past four seasons, the Buffalo Sabres have been the lowest scoring team in the National Hockey League. Through 302 games, the Sabres have averaged a league-worst 2.26 goals per-game, while also averaging a third-worst 28.5 shots per-game in that span. However, one of Buffalo'...
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The Sabres began life without Jack Eichel

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We all know that Jack Eichel isn’t going to be playing for a while, so how is Phil Housley going to handle it? His lines for Sunday's game had to change. Evan Rodrigues moved back to center. He stayed with Sam Reinhart, but Scott Wilson is now the left winger. Jason...
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Gamenight: Colorado takes 2-1 lead on Sabres in second period

First Period 19:17 - AVALANCHE GOAL . It does not take the visitors long as they are able to use a long outlet pass to stretch the ice and get a 2-on-0 break in the offensive zone. Alexander Kerfoot notches his 13th goal of the year in the game's opening minute. 1-0 COL . 13:15 - Buffalo played...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Avalanche

A day after their Saturday night road victory over the Boston Bruins, the Buffalo Sabres were back on home ice to host the Colorado Avalanche in KeyBank Center. Tonight would be the first game that the team would be fairing without top-scorer Jack Eichel, who suffered a high-ankle sprain in the...
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Sabres' Housley said it's tough to lose Eichel with the way he's been playing

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley would not say that Jack Eichel is done for the season with a high-ankle sprain. The Sabres head coach said, “No, we’ve got a lot to prove this season still. Right now it’s four-to-six weeks, it could be sooner, but we’ll know more as we move forward and how it...
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The Sabres face Colorado without its stars

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We now know that the Sabres will have to face the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday without Jack Eichel. The Sabres announced he has a high-ankle sprain and is out indefinitely. Eichel’s right leg got folded under him during the first period in Boston on Saturday, and he was...
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Eichel has a high-ankle sprain

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have announced that Jack Eichel has a high-ankle sprain and is out indefinitely. Eichel had the same injury to the opposite ankle to start last season and missed the first 21 games of the year. He didn't play his first game until November 29, so that was...
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