Buffalo Sabres

Tom Puckett
August 03, 2018 - 4:40 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The newest Buffalo Sabre says he's excited to team up with a young lineup. The 2011 Calder Trophy winner was traded from Carolina to Buffalo Thursday. “The young group of players they have, the young core is exciting. I'm excited to join those guys and be a piece of the puzzle,"...
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Tom Puckett
August 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres make a big deal with Carolina. Jeff Skinner joins the blue and gold in a trade for Cliff Pu and three draft picks. Skinner (5’11”, 200 lbs., 5/16/1992) joins the Sabres after spending his first eight NHL seasons with the Hurricanes. In his 579 career games, he...
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Tom Puckett
July 06, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Jack Eichel announces on Instagram he's changing his uniform number. He's going from 15 to 9. New season, old number. A post shared by Jack Eichel (@jackeichel11) on The number 9 is familiar to Eichel, as he wore that number playing for Boston University. “For a long time, the...
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July 02, 2018 - 9:00 pm
The thrill is back for Ryan O’Reilly. A trade to the St. Louis Blues has O’Reilly excited about hockey and the future after three consecutive losing seasons with the Buffalo Sabres had him talking about losing his love for the game. Now the 27-year-old center is itching to get back on the ice and...
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July 01, 2018 - 10:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Forward Victor Olofsson had never heard of Rasmus Dahlin until encountering the then-16-year-old defenseman during their first practice together with Frolunda in Sweden two years ago. “He got the puck on the blue line and I was going toward him, and he just put it between...
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Matt Moran
June 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Sabres Development Camp kicked off Wednesday. Fans filled the Harborcenter to get their first glimpse at Rasmus Dahlin in the blue and gold. Matt Haettich was there to see all the young buffalo talent but was especially impressed by the 18-year old defensmen. "Dahlin is...
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Tom Puckett
June 27, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is drawing from his championship past in Pittsburgh to provide a boost in Buffalo. The Sabres improved their top-six forward ranks by acquiring Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick in a trade with Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The...
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Matt Moran
June 25, 2018 - 12:12 pm
BUFFLAO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres introduced Rasmus Dahlin as a member of the team Monday. The 18-year-old swedish defenseman will wear #26 for the blue and gold. Dahlin, who for months has been the projected number one pick in the NHL Draft is excited to finally play for his team. "I'm so...
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Tom Puckett
June 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) As Buffalo Sabres fans revel over the selection of Rasmus Dahlin with the first pick in the NHL Draft Friday night, sporting goods stores are getting ready for the demand of Dahlin jerseys. "We have blank jerseys at our letterers ready to go, so they certainly can make the...
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Rasmus Dahlinn Instagram
June 24, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Less than 48 hours after his name was announced by Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botteril as the 1st overall pick in the NHL Draft, Rasmus Dahlin was seen on his Instagram account wearing a Buffalo Bills hat and looking down on the Buffalo skyline as he arrives in his...
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