Jason Botterill

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June 08, 2019 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Forward Jeff Skinner is both grateful and motivated by the new contract he signed to remain a member of the Buffalo Sabres for the next eight seasons. He's impressed by the faith the Sabres showed by making him the team's second highest-paid player behind...
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June 05, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill remains confident that 40-goal-scorer Jeff Skinner will re-sign with the team. Contract talks began in January. Botterill says negotiations continue and both sides are focused on having a contract completed before the NHL's...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday, third-year General Manager Jason Botterill officially announced Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. @BuffaloSabres GM Jason Botterill officially announcing the hire of Ralph Krueger, the 19th head coach in franchise history. @...
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April 07, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres Sunday announced the team hasfired Head Coach Phil Housley of his duties. In a statement from the team, General Manager Jason Botterill has announced that Head Coach Phil Housley has been relieved of his duties. Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason...
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February 21, 2019 - 6:10 am
Tampa (WBEN) - As the Buffalo Sabres continue a slide and watch any hopes of making the NHL playoffs fade, General Manager Jason Botterill made a rare appearance with reporters on an off day and indicated Head Coach Phil Housley's job is safe. Botterill told reporters, "I think the coaching staff...
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April 11, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An angry Jason Botterill addressed reporters following the Buffalo Sabres' 2017-18 season, where the blue and gold finished dead last in the NHL. “I’ve been here for one year and I was pretty pissed off and upset throughout the year and I’ll just say, it sucks that we won’t be...
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February 17, 2018 - 6:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings took advantage of the Buffalo Sabres' second-period meltdown to snap a three-game skid and keep pace in the tightly contested Western Conference playoff race. Kopitar and rookie Michael Amadio each had two goals in a 4-2 win, which...
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February 05, 2018 - 9:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — A lack of player leadership and accountability were among the criticisms which led to the Buffalo Sabres cleaning house in April. Very little has changed 10 months into the Sabres’ new regime of general manager Jason Botterill and coach Phil Housley in...
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January 31, 2018 - 6:19 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Following the Devils' pregame skate Tuesday, forward Taylor Hall wasn't sure what to expect upon returning to the lineup after missing three games with a sore right thumb. Nothing appeared to be bothering New Jersey's top offensive threat come the third period, when Hall...
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October 03, 2017 - 7:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign their franchise player, Jack Eichel, to an NHL-maximum eight-year, $80 million contract. The team announced the signing on its twitter account on Tuesday night in a deal reached two days before Buffalo hosts...
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