Jason Botterill

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May 26, 2020 - 4:51 pm
Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has ownership’s backing to return for a fourth season despite overseeing a team that will miss the playoffs for a ninth consecutive year, team president and co-owner Kim Pegula told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
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Wayne Simmonds
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February 25, 2020 - 8:38 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — It took Wayne Simmonds no more than five minutes into his first Sabres practice to show how much he appreciated being in Buffalo. Upon skating a few laps and taking a couple of shots, Simmonds found himself next to coach Ralph Krueger when the two shared a laugh. Given how...
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February 04, 2020 - 10:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Ouch! There were boos and chants of disappointment aimed at the Buffalo Sabres on the ice Tuesday night as an avalanche occurred before the eyes of a disgruntled home crowd. Andre Burakovsky had a goal and three assists for a career-best four points in the Colorado...
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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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