Buffalo Sabres

Sabres sign Asplund to entry-level contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed another one of their top prospects to an entry-level contract. The team announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Rasmus Asplund to a three-year deal. We've signed forward Rasmus Asplund to a 3-year, entry-level contract. Details -- https://t.co/0yZAbIfTNw...
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REPORT: Sharks may have a deal to re-sign Evander Kane

Derek Kramer reporting @DerekKramerWGR The San Jose Sharks may have given more good news to Buffalo Sabres fans in an offseason where Buffalo has won the draft lottery as well. According to Irfaan Gaffar of Sportsnet, the Sharks have agreed to a deal to re-sign winger Evander Kane to a new contract...
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Team USA wins Bronze at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA beat Canada for the second time at the World Championship and took home a Bronze Medal. The Americans won 4-1 scoring a power-play goal with 6:39 left in the game to take a 2-1 lead. The Sabres Ryan O’Reilly was a huge part of killing off five of six penalties, but he was in...
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Canada is upset by Switzerland at the World Championship

(WGR) - Switzerland has pulled two unbelievable upsets at the World Championship beating Finland and then Canada. The Swiss will now meet Sweden for the Gold Medal on Sunday. Canada didn’t give up a shot in the final 15 minutes of the game and pressed goaltender Leonardo Genoni hard, but the...
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Team USA gets shut out by former Sabre Anders Nilsson at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA came out in the first period and dominated Sweden, but former Sabre Anders Nilsson (VAN) was spectacular stopping 16 pucks in the first period. The Swedes then got their legs and cruised to their 16th straight win at the World Championship, 6-0. Nilsson made 41 saves, but it...
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Sabres will play pre-season game in central New York

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR The NHL has announced that the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets will play in the Kraft Hockeyville exhibition game before the 2018-19 season. The game will be held in Clinton, New York. Just south of Utica. The Sabres have played in three other Kraft...
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Is John Tavares to Buffalo worth thinking about?

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR New York Islanders captain and superstar John Tavares could be in line to become the most marquee free agent to hit the open market in a long time. Tavares will be free agent on July 1st, after playing the first nine years of his career with the Isles. If Tavares...
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Sabres' O'Reilly scored the overtime winner for Canada at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - The Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly had gone four games without a point, but he broke out of it in a big way scoring the overtime winner to put Canada into the semifinals of the World Championship. Canada got a power play in overtime which helped them beat Russia 5-4. Connor McDavid (Edm) made a...
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Kane scored two to lead Team USA to the semifinals of the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA blew a 2-0 lead, but was able to hold on and beat the Czech Republic 3-2 at the World Championship. Patrick Kane (Chi) leads the tournament in scoring and ripped home his 7th and 8th goals to help win it. The U.S. sat back in the third period and let Keith Kinkaid (NJ) win it...
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Sweden is the team to beat at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team Sweden was already playing well at the World Championship, but the Group A winner got a huge lift by adding Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson and Patric Hornqvist after Nashville and Pittsburgh were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Sabres Johan Larsson is also playing...
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