Jason Botterill

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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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September 05, 2017 - 4:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel is focused on taking on a larger leadership role, and not concerning himself with contract talks. Eichel says both sides know where they stand in negotiations. He adds if a deal isn't reached in the coming weeks, he would have no problem...
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July 24, 2017 - 8:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sabres winger Kyle Okposo said he is fully healthy after a concussion led to sleeping trouble, significant weight loss and a trip to intensive care last March. Okposo missed the final few weeks of Buffalo's season with a previously undisclosed illness. In a letter posted...
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July 01, 2017 - 6:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — As pleased as Jason Pominville was upon hearing he was returning to the Buffalo Sabres, it was nothing compared to the excitement of his son, Jayden. "My little guy already has his (Sabres) jersey on right now," Pominville said Friday, shortly after the former...
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