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January 11, 2017 - 7:54 am
With Will Carrier and Justin Bailey the future of the Sabres, Buffalo waived Derek Grant to try to get him to Rochester. Nashville had other ideas and claimed the center off waivers from the Sabres. Grant was pretty much a penalty killer and faceoff man for Buffalo. In 35 games he had no goals and...
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January 10, 2017 - 5:07 pm
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports Doug Whaley still has - and will maintain - control over the Bills 53-man roster, according to a source familiar with the team’s head coaching search, putting to rest reports from over the weekend that stated otherwise. Those reports said the Bills plan on giving...
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January 10, 2017 - 2:06 pm
The Buffalo Sabres used a three-goal outburst in the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers to notch their third straight win. The blue and gold defeated Philadelphia 4-1 on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. First Period 15:42 - This game has craaaaaaaawled so far due to so many icing...
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January 10, 2017 - 1:55 pm
Sam Reinhart picked up 3 points and Anders Nilsson stopped 39 shots in Buffalo's 4-1 win over the Flyers on Tuesday. Read what both players had to say about the win. Sam Reinhart "We're happy with where we're at. We know it's a long road to get back to where we want to be. I said [Monday], we're...
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January 10, 2017 - 7:37 am
We’ve talked a lot about the Sabres wasting chances to pick up points and pretty much giving them back. One example would be in Philadelphia where the Sabres got out to a 3-0 lead only to lose and get just one point. In that game a parade to the penalty box cost them two power goals against. Dan...
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January 10, 2017 - 7:22 am
The Buffalo Sabres landed one player in the 2017 NHL All-Star game. Kyle Okposo will play on the Atlantic Division team. The winger leads the Sabres in scoring with 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points. Joining Okposo on the Atlantic Division team are: Goalies: Carey Price - Montreal Canadiens...
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January 09, 2017 - 6:23 pm
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports It appears the Bills head coaching search is nearing a conclusion, and by all indications Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott is about to become the team's new head coach. According to The Buffalo News, the Carolina Panthers defensive...
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January 09, 2017 - 8:26 am
Tyler Ennis was full go at practice on Monday doing compete drills against defensemen and doing them well. Dan Bylsma feels Ennis is very close to coming back and said, “What I liked was he was able to compete, we had some battles in the corner and some one-on-ones. He had Justin Falk leaning on...
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January 08, 2017 - 5:24 pm
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports Whether it’s been Doug Whaley or his predecessor Buddy Nix, the general manager of the Buffalo Bills has had control and final say over the the team’s 53-man roster for the last seven years. That could very well be changing if two different reports from this...
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January 07, 2017 - 8:07 am
The Buffalo Sabres scored three unanswered goals in the third period, capped by Brian Gionta's eighth of the season, to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at KeyBank Center. First Period 15:12 - JETS GOAL. Robin Lehner is out of position on the shot, and the Sabres defense allows...
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