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Tom Puckett
June 15, 2017 - 1:58 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Fresh off a Western Conference championship, Phil Housley returns to Buffalo to take over as Sabres head coach. "Based on his experience as a player and coach, we think Phil is uniquely qualified to be our head coach and to help us achieve our organizational goals,” said Sabres...
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June 13, 2017 - 11:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres’ coaching search has resumed, with general manager Jason Botterill telling The Associated Press he hopes to make a decision by early next week. Botterill declined to reveal what candidates from the two Stanley Cup finalists he intends to interview after...
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Jun 5, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators fans cheer and hold signs for the Stanley Cup in game four of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena.
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Richard Root
June 06, 2017 - 6:28 am
Nashville, TN (WBEN) - Besides the Predators walking over the Penguins, one thing that has really stood out during the Stanley Cup Finals is the atmosphere and chanting inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Behold these examples of the chants by Predators fans: Holy hell this crowd. Chills. #...
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Richard Root
May 26, 2017 - 1:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Months of rumor, and then worry after Tim Murray's firing, have come to end as Victor Antipin officially signs with the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres made the announcement late yesterday afternoon via Twitter: NEWS: The Sabres have signed defenseman Victor Antipin to a one-year,...
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(WBEN) - Will we be seeing yet another new Sabres jersey on the ice this fall? The NHL is changing its jersey manufacturer from Reebok to Adidas beginning next season, and several teams will be looking to make design changes. A report from Chris Creamer's SportsLogos.net says that 12 teams will be...
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Tom Puckett
May 11, 2017 - 6:21 pm
One day after taking the reins of the Buffalo Sabres, hear GM Brian Botterill with Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski near 7:30 Friday morning. Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A few hours after being named general manager of the Buffalo Sabres, new general manager Jason Botterill met reporters. He says structure...
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Bufalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that they have hired Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant GM Jason Botterill as the team's new General Manager. Botterill has served as Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant GM since 2009, and has been credited with helping build Stanley Cup champion teams...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It all makes sense to AP Sports reporter John Wawrow. "Either it's a request the Penguins made to the Sabres, or the NHL made to both parties not to announce this and distract from the high profile series between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin". Game 6 of the NHL...
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(WBEN) - After reportedly having a second interview with the Pegulas, Pittsburgh Penguins Associate General Manager Jason Botterill has emerged as the clear frontrunner for the open Sabres GM position. Who is Botterill? "He's kind of the anti-Tim Murray," said USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen. "...
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(WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres Search for a new General Manager could be nearing an end. On WBEN Wednesday morning, AP sports reporter John Wawrow said that the team could be close to filling the position. "Without knowing at this point, I'm simply guessing, but I'm gearing up for a potential...
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