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July 06, 2019 - 11:24 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres announced Saturday they signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year, $9 million contract. Johansson began last season with the New Jersey Devils and was traded to the Boston Bruins at the NHL Trade Deadline. He scored 30 points in 58 combined regular...
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June 25, 2019 - 10:25 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres are bringing back their 'Fan Fest' event, this time as an opportunity to kick off their 50th Anniversary season. The team announced on Tuesday that the Fan Fest will take place on Saturday, August 17 at Alumni Plaza in front of KeyBank Center. The event will...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP - John Wawrow) - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million contract in addressing one their most pressing offseason needs. Skinner becomes the team's second-highest paid player behind captain Jack Eichel in a deal reached...
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May 15, 2019 - 8:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres officially announced that Ralph Krueger is the head coach of the Buffalo Sabres. Krueger takes over for Phil Housley, who was fired at the end of his second season following a disastrous collapse that succeeded a ten-game win streak in November. The...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The Stanley Cup was in Buffalo for a visit Tuesday! The 'Keeper of the Cup' Phil Pritchard brought the Cup to the WBEN studios for an extended visit. Check it Out: "Keeper of the Stanley Cup" Phil Pritchard It’s here! #StanleyCup https://t.co/OV1vZpyNUB — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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(AP/WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm, and the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague as part of the NHL's Global Series. Buffalo and Tampa Bay will play two games in Sweden's capital on Nov. 8 and 9. The league...
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March 10, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for an illegal check to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg. Eichel was assessed a minor penalty for the illegal check in the second period of the Sabres' 3-0...
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Sabres Head Coach Phil Housley
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The spotlight is shining brighter on Buffalo Sabres Head Coach Phil Housley as the team has fallen far out of the playoff race with a month still to go in the season. The Sabres blew another lead in a 4-3 loss at home to the Edmonton Oilers Monday night, keeping them nine...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced the departure of three more executives on Tuesday. PSE COO Bruce Popko, EVP and Sabres CAO Brent Rossi, and EVP Erica Muhleman have all been let go from the organization. “I want to thank Bruce, Brent and Erica for their work and...
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February 25, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The Sabres made the big move the night before the NHL's trade deadline, but they were still active on deadline day. Buffalo fans learned of the trade news after the deadline had actually passed. Jets get D-man Nathan Beaulieu from Buffalo for a 6th RD pick — Pierre...
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