Buffalo Sabres

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Predators

The Buffalo Sabres socked the Nashville Predators in the mouth on Saturday as they rallied in a big way for a decisive 7-4 win. Finding themselves down a goal (4-3) in the second period, a gruesome hit from Predators' Scott Hartnell on a defenseless Victor Antipin left the Sabre defenseman...
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Sabres' Phil Housley finally gets to return to Nashville

Nashville, TN (WGR 550) - Phil Housley makes his return to Nashville on Saturday. The Sabres head coach was an assistant with the Predators for four seasons before coming to Buffalo. He said, “I’m just glad this game came at the end of the season because it would’ve been tough at the beginning of...
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Sabres' Wilcox excited to be here

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - All of a sudden the Sabres have an injury problem in goal. Chad Johnson will start in Nashville and he’s the only healthy goalie with NHL experience. In his career, Adam Wilcox has been called up twice to be the backup in Tampa Bay and Florida, but he never got into a game...
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The Sabres have two goalies injured

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Two of the three Sabres goalies have landed on the injury report. Robin Lehner left Thursday’s game after 40 minutes with a lower-body injury. He’s day-to-day. Linus Ullmark was supposed to play Monday’s game in Toronto. He took the full morning skate, but at 4:15, Chad...
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Sabres Mittelstadt makes his NHL debut

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Before the game even started, Casey Mittelstadt’s new teammates played a joke on him. As they went out for warmup, Mittelstadt led the team, but everybody stopped and let him take two laps by himself. The rookie got out for his first shift 1:27 in and the fans gave him a...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Red Wings

Despite jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first 7:11 of the first period, the Buffalo Sabres were dropped by the Detroit Red Wings by the final score of 6-3. Following the two-goal deficit, Detroit rattled off four unanswered goals bunched between the remainder of the first period and all the way...
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Gamenight: Sabres lead Detroit 2-1 in first period

First Period 17:17 - The fans here gave Casey Mittelstadt a very nice ovation both as he took the ice for his first shift, and once he left the ice as well. That was a nice touch from those assembled in the seating bowl. 16:44 - SABRES GOAL . What a snipe by Jack Eichel , beating Jimmy Howard with...
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Sabres' Mittelstadt is ready for his first NHL game

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Casey Mittelstadt has dreamed of this day his whole life and it’s finally here. The 19-year-old rookie will play his first NHL game tonight against Detroit. The kid has had three days of hype here in Buffalo and he’s ready to get at it, “When you’re growing up, you play this...
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Sabres' Mittelstadt skates in his first practice

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Casey Mittelstadt was between Sam Reinhart and Evan Rodrigues for his first NHL practice. Being the new guy, Mittelstadt had to lead the stretch and give a speech when they gathered around him. The 19-year-old said he just thanked them for being so welcoming to him. There...
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The NHL has released the Draft Lottery Odds

(WGR 550) - The NHL Draft Lottery will be April 28 and the league has released the odds. If the Sabres finish in last place, the odds of winning the lottery will be 18.5 percent. Finishing 30th gives you a 13.5 percent chance. Here is the full chart released by the NHL: Non-Playoff Team (Fewest...
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