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Marcus Foligno didn't mince words when discussing Radko Gudas and his hit on Dan Catenacci during the Sabres' 5-1 loss in Philadelphia. See what Foligno said about Gudas and check out Justin Bailey's postgame quotes following his NHL debut. ...
It has been exactly seven years since Flight 3407 crashed in Clarence but a sick feeling still comes over Craig Rivet every time a plane flies his house. He lives less than a five minute drive away from where the plane crashed and killed...
The Flyers scored four times in the second period en route to a 5-1 win over the Sabres on Thursday, sending Buffalo to its fourth straight loss. Robin Lehner surrendered 5 goals on 28 shots while Philadelphia's Steve Mason came up with 41 saves.Buffalo...
Most Sabre fans have grown up hating the Philadelphia Flyers. This of course dates back to when Buffalo came into the league and they had to tangle with Bob Clarke and the Broad Street Bullies.   Williamsville native Justin Bailey will play his first...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports The official list of participants in the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine have been released and a total of 60 defensive linemen headline the group. The combine will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has said several times the team won’t be big players when it comes to signing others teams’ free agents, but rather will concentrate on their own, instead. ...
Justin Bailey grew up in Williamsville and Thursday he’s going to be the next local kid to fulfill his dream and suit up for the Buffalo Sabres.   Bailey was called up Wednesday and arrived in Philadelphia with his teammates.   The kid...
The Sabres practiced for a little over 30 minutes Wednesday at HarborCenter. Jack Eichel, Tyler Ennis, Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson were all missing.   Dan Bylsma said Eichel was having a maintenance day, partly due to the shot from Zach Bogosian...
The Sabres couldn't climb out of a 4-0 hole against the Panthers on Tuesday, eventually falling to Florida 7-4. Hear Paul Hamilton discuss Buffalo's second straight loss with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.
When it comes to the Buffalo Bills, it seems like we’ve talked about the quarterback position for much of the 16 year playoff drought. The Bills are still searching for the next Jim Kelly but after watching Denver win the Super Bowl, thanks to their...
Tonight's opponent may not be exactly the right team to face while trying to get back in the win column. The Florida Panthers continue to lead the Atlantic Division, only looking up to the Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference standings. For more,...
The Sabres host the Eastern Conference’s second best team in Florida. The Panthers trail Washington by 12 points, but have a nice six point lead over Tampa Bay, Boston and Detroit in the Atlantic Division.   Buffalo comes in picking up six out...
Hockey games can be interesting. They were more interesting years ago but you still get the occasional wild one, a back-and-forth tussle with a scrap or two mixed in. The playoffs are fun too but that's usually just on TV. Regular seasons are so...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR The National Hockey League's Trade Deadline is now less than three weeks away, but the Toronto Maple Leafs making a move well in advance of the February 29 deadline. The Leafs...
ESPN released its "way too early" power rankings right after the Super Bowl. Where they placed the Bills should not come as a big surprise as they are slotted the 18th best team in the NFL, ahead of the Raiders and behind the Atlanta Falcons....
With so many regulation wins, the Sabres haven’t had too many 3-on-3 overtimes. It also seems like when they do get to overtime, very often there’s a penalty which makes it 4-on-3.   WGR Sports Radio 550’s stat expert Matthew Coller...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Now that Super Bowl 50 is over, here is the 2016 NFL offseason calendar, complete with important dates and deadlines for Bills and other fans to know, courtesy of the NFL Communications...
The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on the back of a brilliant defensive performance. Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller and the Broncos’ defense held Cam Newton to 18 for 41 passing with an interception and two fumbles,...
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has been telling people close to him that he plans to retire, sources report. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Lynch's teammates are attempting to change his mind, but it still appears that Lynch has his eyes...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The moment Super Bowl 50 was determined, Carolina was not only favored by the betting public, but by most fans who’ve watched their dynamic offense roll through teams this season.  Despite...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR The Buffalo Sabres were trailing the Boston Bruins in the second period at the TD Garden until Sam Reinhart tied the game. Buffalo and Boston would remain tied into overtime when Brad Marchand was awarded...
When the Buffalo Sabres acquired Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn from the Colorado Avalanche at the NHL draft last June, the latter was viewed as a throw-in. Most fans celebrated the acquisition of O'Reilly while McGinn was "that other...
After 182 AHL games, the Sabres third round pick in 2011 is finally getting his chance. Dan Catenacci will play his first NHL game because Marcus Foligno is out with a lower body injury.   This season Catenacci has seven goals and nine assists for 16...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR It was the second game of a home-and-home between the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruins on Saturday night at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins had come away with the first game in...
After the Boston game, many of the armchair coaches went after Dan Bylsma for his shootout choices.   Ryan O’Reilly, Brian Gionta and Evander Kane all missed on Tuukka Rask. Bylsma said, “As a coach I feel like I have to come up with some...
The Sabres led at point on Thursday 2-0 against Boston, but the Bruins came back for the 3-2 shootout win. Evander Kane, who had 11 shots, and Sam Reinhart both found the net. Read what they told the media after the loss.  Evander Kane "I thought...
One player that helped key in on the Sabres' win last night was Johan Larsson. The forward picked up his second goal of the season last night, and head coach Dan Bylsma was complimentary of Larsson's play this morning. For more from today's optional...
Johan Larsson scored the game winning goal in Detroit and Montreal, but those are his only two goals of the season. Last night was his first goal in 20 games.  Larsson has just six points in 48 games, but Dan Bylsma has liked his game lately, “I...
UB Bulls head coach Lance Leipold joined the Howard Simon Show to discuss the team's 2016 recruiting class. Listen to the interview here and have a look at the next wave of UB Bulls at the bottom of the article   Kayode...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has said several times the team won’t be big players when it comes to signing others teams’ free agents, but rather will concentrate on their own, instead. ...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports The Buffalo Bills today added another free agent as a reserve/future signing, inking cornerback/return man Javier Arenas.    The 28-year old Arenas originally entered the NFL in 2010 as the second...
If the lines in practice on Tuesday are what Dan Bylsma is using tonight in Montreal, Marcus Foligno will be on the wing with Jack Eichel and Zemgus Girgensons.   Eichel and Girgensons have worked well together ever since they were put together against...
LISTEN TO HOWARD AND JEREMY DISCUSS THE WIDEMAN SUSPENSION The National Hockey League has come down to a final decision on a suspension for Calgary Flames defenseman, Dennis Wideman. On Wednesday, the league announced that Wideman will be...
By: Brian Mazurowski (On Twitter: @BMaz1) Point to the sign, it’s that time of year again. WrestleMania season. A nice diversion from the past two years, there seems to be less of a gloomy outlook on the big event during the buildup to WrestleMania...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has said several times the team won’t be big players when it comes to signing others teams’ free agents, but rather will concentrate on their own, instead. ...
  Dan Bylsma had a very successful All-Star break.  The Sabres head coach caught a couple of giant steelheads while fishing in below freezing temperatures.  Just don't ask him where he was because Bylsma doesn't want to...
Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips took a moment out of his busy Super Bowl week to speak with John Murphy on Tuesday night. Phillips was the Bills defensive coordinator from 1995-1997 and then head coach from 1998-2000. The Broncos have the...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR "Wide right." For many who hear that phrase, people think of Super Bowl XXV when former Buffalo Bills kicker Scott Norwood missed a 47-yard field goal wide right in the dying seconds of...
Ryan O’Reilly returned to practice on Tuesday after attending the NHL All Star Game.   O’Reilly was Buffalo’s only representative and it was also his first ever All Star Game. The Sabres center enjoyed it, “It was a great city...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR It was the long-awaited return of Connor McDavid on Tuesday night when the Edmonton Oilers hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets at Rexall Place.  McDavid had been out since November 3...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Bills Director of Player Personnel Jim Monos joined WGR Tuesday morning and said the team doesn’t have to find specific players who for Rex Ryan’s defensive scheme because he runs so...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Bills General Manager Doug Whaley has said several times the team won’t be big players when it comes to signing others teams’ free agents, but rather will concentrate on their own, instead. ...
Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller discuss John Scott's big weekend at the All-Star Game. Should we still be angry at the league for the way they treated Scott or should we be happy that he scored two goals and won the MVP? Andrew, Craig...
Before he’s done Jack Eichel will likely earn many NHL honors, but as the Sabres get back to practice on Monday, Eichel has been named the NHL’s third star of the week.   In two games Eichel had two goals and two assists. The two goals led...
The NHL does plenty of things that make us shake our collective heads but its time to give the league some credit.  The new look NHL All Star game was a huge success. That was the most time I'd spent watching the game in years. In recent seasons...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   All this week, I’ll be examining some unrestricted free agents who could fit what the Bills are looking for at each position.  General Manager Doug Whaley has said several times the team...
Tyrod Taylor threw 14 passes in a losing effort for Team Rice in the NFL Pro Bowl. He completed eight with one touchdown and three interceptions.  The game's MVP was Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who went 8-for-12 with three...
The biggest storyline surrounding the NHL All-Star Game in Nashville, Tenn., was the selection of enforcer John Scott. Despite the league office's push for Scott to drop out of the game, the 6-foot-8 forward had the last laugh, captaining his...
Novak Djokovic continued his dominance on Sunday to capture his sixth Australian Open Title. No. 1 Djokovic went 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 to sweep No. 2 Andy Murray and tie legends Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg with his 11th Grand Slam title.  Djokovic is now a perfect...
Serena Williams will have to wait for her 23rd Grand Slam title after losing the Australian Open Final to Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Serena, who is tied with Steffi Graf with 22 Grand Slam Titles will have to wait until the French Open clay courts for...
  When Buffalo Sabres prospect Justin Bailey talked with reporters in training camp, he was very confident he would make a smooth transition from playing in juniors to facing off with the pros. The 20-year-old right winger said he had always...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR With the Sabres off for the National Hockey League All-Star Break and the Super Bowl about a week away, the Buffalo sports scene has slowed down for the time being. The guys on the...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Speaking Thursday at the Prospectus Premiere at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, Buffalo Bills and Sabres President Russ Brandon said he would be interested in   bringing pro basketball back to Western...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Throughout this early off-season, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley has stayed consistent with what he told me back in mid-December: that if there is a quarterback the team really likes and matches the grade...
In Ep. 5 of The Hockey Buffs podcast, former NHL'ers Andrew Peters and Craig Rivet along with Matthew Coller discuss Shawn Horcoff's suspension and whether there are PEDs in hockey. Should fans be skeptical of hockey players or does it not...
Former Buffalo Sabre John Scott released an article Thursday on The Player's Tribune detailing his experience of being selected to the NHL All-Star Game. Within the piece, Scott notes that the league pressured him to drop out, rather than accepting...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Conventional wisdom says the Bills will look to add to the safety position this offseason, not only for depth purposes, but possibly even finding a new starter.  The reality is, they may need two new...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR Calgary Flames defenseman, Dennis Wideman could be in some trouble with the National Hockey League after an incident on Wednesday night with a linesman. At the 8:41 mark of the second period...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have made no secret early-on this offseason they’d like to not only add to their wide receiver group, but maybe even find a legitimate number-two option opposite Sammy Watkins. ...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   All three Buffalo Bills in this year’s Pro Bowl will be on the same team Sunday night in Hawaii.  Guard Richie Incognito, center Eric Wood, and quarterback Tyrod Taylor were all selected...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Bills General Manager Doug Whaley said the team is in the process of reaching out to their restricted and unrestricted free agents and that they hope to get guard Richie Incognito “under contract...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR The Montreal Canadiens were one of the hottest teams in the National Hockey League to start the 2015-16 season. Montreal started off the year with a nine-game winning streak, and was on top...
With the Sabres off until next Wednesday in Montreal for the All Star break, three have been sent back to Rochester.   Cal O’Reilly has played five games with one assist.   Tim Schaller has put in 17 games scoring a shorthanded goal and...
There is no way I thought the Sabres would be this close to last place this season.  Organizational desire + talent upgrade = improvement in the standings.  That was the formula. The previous two seasons saw the Sabres trade away almost...
Hear Paul Hamilton discuss Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Senators with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show. Paul and Brian talk about Jack Eichel's two-goal performance and Robin Lehner's triumphant return to Ottawa.
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills already have a deep group of defensive linemen on their roster, but that could very well change over the next couple of months.     The only certainties right now are Marcell Dareus,...
Jack Eichel found the net twice and Robin Lehner stopped 34 shots, including 22 in the final period, leading the Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Senators on Tuesday. The win, Lehner's first with Buffalo, snaps a three-game losing skid. Evander Kane also found...
Coming off an 8-8 season, there is plenty of work ahead for the Buffalo Bills' brass. This week they're taking in Senior Bowl practices leading up to the game Saturday and checking out the top NFL draft-eligible talent. General manager...
The Sabres take three straight losses into Ottawa tonight. Buffalo has won just four of its last 14 games.   Buffalo overcame a 3-1 deficit in Madison Square Garden on Monday to tie the game at three, but just one minute after tying it, they were behind...
Chemistry.  We hear that word used quite often when it comes to sports.  There's team chemistry, chemistry between a quarterback and his receivers and chemistry between a pitcher and catcher just to name a few examples.   There's...
The playoffs are a near-impossibility, and they weren't this year's mission anyway.No one is talking "tank", which became the buzzword for selling off older players and those on expiring contracts for youth and draft picks, something many...
Returning from an upper body injury on Monday, Zemgus Girgensons buried two goals in the span of 1:13, but it wasn't enough in a 6-3 loss to the Rangers. Jack Eichel picked up the assists on both goals and Brian Gionta rounded out the scoring. See what...
After tying the game 3-3, the Sabres fell victim to a barrage of Rangers goals in a 6-3 loss on Monday. Hear Paul Hamilton break down the wild 3rd period and Buffalo's streaky play with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Yesterday I looked at the Bills upcoming unrestricted free agents and what their situation may hold for them.  Today, let’s examine the team’s seven restricted free agents. ...
The good news is the Rangers were in Ottawa on Sunday losing 3-0, while the Sabres were in New York waiting for them. Buffalo is also 10-10-2 on the road winning three of four road games.   The bad news is the Rangers are 17-5-2 at home going 4-0-1...
  Offensive linemen Eric Wood and Richie Incognito and quarterback Tyrod Tayor are going to Hawaii.  Wood and Taylor earned a trip to the Pro Bowl next weekend after the Carolina Panthers won the NFC championship. Wood will replace...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Bills general manager Doug Whaley has made it a point to let fans know the team won't be nearly as active in free agency this off-season. Even as far back as last year at this time, he said the team's priority...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   In two weeks, either Wade Phillips or Bruce DeHaven is winning his first Super Bowl ring.   The last time the Bills made the playoffs, in 1999, Phillips was their head coach and DeHaven...
The Carolina Panthers left no doubt who the best team in the NFC is Sunday night by rolling over the Arizona Cardinals, 49-15.   Carolina’s defense intercepted Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer four times on their way to a berth...
The Denver Broncos are headed to the Super Bowl on the back of an incredible defensive performance against the New England Patriots.  Brady threw two interceptions and was hit 23 times during the Broncos' 20-18 win at Mile High Stadium....
Zemgus Girgensons returned to practice on Sunday and was immediately put on a line with Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson.   Girgensons had been out four games with an upper body injury and he said he’s been on the ice for a bit, “I felt...
The Buffalo Bandits doubled up the Toronto Rock 12-6 on Saturday night at the First Niagara Center in front of a crowd of 13,395. The Bandits' victory was cemented by a seven-goal run in the second half that allowed them to pull out to a 10-4 lead....
  We always hear about teams looking for a left or right-handed defenseman because so-and-so has to play alongside such-and-such. If you ask 100 defensemen, you will get 50 who tell you it’s a huge deal that each pair is lefty-right...
As we prepare for the penultimate day of football in the 2015 NFL season, I’m wondering again how many times I will think to myself “why doesn’t the NFL just follow the lead of college football?” There are at least three ways the...
Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 3-0 defeat, a performance, as Paul mentions, that was largely impacted by physical and mental fatigue. Hear Paul's appearance inside.   
Robin Lehner turned in a stellar performance on Friday, keeping the Sabres close to the Red Wings before Detroit pulled away for the 3-0 win. Lehner spoke to the media following the game, as did Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma. Robin Lehner "I felt good...
The Buffalo Sabres are on the ice for a rare home game in January, welcoming the Detroit Red Wings. The two teams are scoreless in the first period. Check back throughout the game for updates, and head inside for Pat Malacaro's live-game blog. To say...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR   No, Canada? At this point of the National Hockey League season, the playoff picture is not looking so kind to the Canadian teams in the league. Right now, six of the seven Canadian...
With the injury to Sam Reinhart keeping him out about a week, Cal O’Reilly gets called up to play with Jack Eichel and Jamie McGinn, while Matt Moulson moved up to play with Ryan O’Reilly and Evander Kane.   Moulson has just four goals this...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   When Rex Ryan hired his twin brother Rob to be a part of the Bills defensive coaching staff a couple weeks ago, a lot of questions were raised about what role he will have and even if he will actually be...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The moment Kathryn Smith was named the first full-time assistant coach in the NFL, it was newsworthy.  Not just here in Buffalo.  Not just in other NFL cities.  Not even just the United...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Buffalo Bills co-owner Kim Pegula praised the qualities of the team's new quality control - special teams coach Kathryn Smith Thursday. In a statement to the Associated Press, Pegula said, "While we understand...
Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller break down the Jonathan Drouin situation in Tampa Bay. Was Drouin right to demand a trade? Should he have been more patient? Should the Sabres try to deal for Drouin now that he is on the open market? ...
Ryan O'Reilly returned to Colorado on Wednesday, but it was Evander Kane with the only Sabres goal in a 2-1 loss to the Avalanche. Check out what O'Reilly, Kane and Dan Bylsma told the media following the game. Ryan O'Reilly "Obviously...
Alex Tanguay and Francois Beauchemin scored 3rd period goals on Wednesday, rallying the Avalanche past the Sabres 2-1. Beauchemin's game-winning goal came at 19:28 of the final frame, a period that saw Colorado outshoot 18-5. Evander Kane scored Buffalo's...
Ryan O’Reilly admitted it was weird to walk into the arena this morning and go to the visiting locker room. He also said it was weird to go on the ice for the first time as an opponent.   There wasn’t much media for his return probably because...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   When the Bills signed wide receiver Percy Harvin last offseason they knew they were taking a gamble on whether or not he would be able to play the entire season, given his injury history.   ...
By: Brian Mazurowski (on Twitter: @BMaz1) Everything in pro wrestling is cyclical. Characters, storylines, hell even PPV names repeat themselves over time. Some things are recycled more than others, and over the past month we’ve been treated to...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Buffalo Bills running backs coach and assistant head coach Anthony Lynn is interviewing for the San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator position, according to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports.  ...
Jamie McGinn played 204 games in San Jose before being traded to Colorado so he knows about playing against former teammates. Wednesday in Denver it will be Ryan O’Reilly’s first time doing it and he said he’s talked to McGinn about it, “Yes,...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   Bills running back LeSean McCoy blamed himself Tuesday night for not playing as well as he felt he could have this past season, and said he expects a lot more next season from both sides of the ball,...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Add another accolade to Bills cornerback Ronald Darby’s first-year resume. Darby was selected as a member of the Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team Tuesday. The second-round selection...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR We are just beyond the halfway point of the 2015-2016 National Hockey League regular season, with the final NHL games coming on April 9.  While some teams are gearing up for the NHL Playoffs...
Jack Eichel's two point effort helped the Sabres edge the Coyotes on Monday 2-1. Read what Eichel told the media following the game, and check out Mike Weber's thoughts on the postgame skirmish following the final buzzer. Jack Eichel "We can...
The Sabres are on the road tonight to face the Pacific Division’s second place team. No it’s not San Jose or Anaheim or Vancouver, it’s the Arizona Coyotes.   Arizona has a one point lead over the Sharks and Canucks, but is 10 points...
Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller sat down for another episode of The Hockey Buffs Podcast to discuss John Scott's selection to the All-Star game and the NHL's poor handling of the situation along with where Tyler Ennis fits, the...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR The National Hockey League's annual All-Star Game festivities has become more and more cumbersome to watch every year. The formats change, the players seem uninterested, and the atmosphere...
The Bills have been searching for a franchise quarterback ever since Jim Kelly retired.  Could Tyrod Taylor be that guy? Who better to ask than Kelly himself. The Bills Hall of Fame quarterback was a guest on WGR on Monday and was asked...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   The Bills had just arrived in London.  Sammy Watkins was wearing a walking boot.  Tyrod Taylor was wearing a knee brace.  Both were hoping to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars.  ...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   The Carolina Panthers jumped out to a 31-0 halftime lead, then had to hang on to defeat the defending conference champion Seattle Seahawks, 31-21 Sunday in the NFC divisional round playoff. ...
When Doug Marrone opted out of his contract as head coach of the Buffalo Bills, nobody was mad. Instead, they were stunned.   We all knew that New Year’s Eve 2014 was the deadline, but we never expected Doug Marrone to actually leave....
The man behind the famed K-Gun offense has passed away at the age of 84. Former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator, who worked for the Bills between 1989 and 1991, worked with quarterback Jim Kelly on the up-tempo, no-huddle offense that helped the...
The Buffalo Sabres are right back on the ice after last night's loss, and are looking to rebound against the Washington Capitals. Washington comes to town sporting the highest point total in the NHL. The two teams are scoreless in the first period. Check...
With the loss to the Bruins last night the Sabres are 0-5-1 in their last six home games. Things actually get harder as the red hot Washington Capitals invade the arena.   With 69 points the Caps are the NHL’s best team by five points over Chicago....
The Sabres fell to 0-5-1 in their last six games on Friday, suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Bruins. Read what Robin Lehner told the media following his first full game of the season, plus thoughts from Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma. Robin Lehner...
The Buffalo Sabres are on the ice, looking to extend their winning streak to three games. Robin Lehner returns for the blue and gold after missing the last several months due to injury. The Sabres and Boston Bruins are scoreless in the first period. Check...
Robin Lehner played 28 minutes in Game 1 before suffering a high ankle sprain. Here we are almost 3.5 months later and Lehner will return tonight against Boston.   Lehner spent three games in Rochester getting himself ready for this. He said of course...
Brayton J. Wilson reporting Twitter - @BJWilsonWGR The Tampa Bay Lightning already have a difficult situation with Steven Stamkos, who is in the final year of his current contract with the team. All season, Tampa Bay has been trying to determine whether...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   Here are my picks and short analysis of the NFL divisional round match-ups this weekend, in order of when they'll be played.  Please add yours to the comments sections:   Kansas City...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports It's not hard to find NFL mock drafts on the Internet, no matter what time of year it is.  But now that the draft order is set, and many of the highly touted underclessmen have declared, the amount...
  Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller got together to discuss Andrew's midway point grades LISTEN HERE and read his grades below HERE: Read Peters' analysis: We're at the midpoint of the Sabres' season....
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Bills General Manager Doug Whaley made it clear he is going to make left tackle Cordy Glenn and left guard Richie Incognito a priority to re-sign this offseason. “It’s imperative,”...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Rex Ryan has added a former player of his he knows very well to his coaching staff.  Nine-time Pro Bowler Ed Reed has agreed in principle to join the team's coaching staff as the assistant defensive backs...
Many people have been asking what’s wrong with the Sabres? As they left for their three game road trip they had lost four in a row and were 29th in the NHL.   The first game was a 3-1 loss in Chicago, but really the reason why they are so much...
The Sabres wrapped up their three-game road trip on Tuesday with a 3-2 win at Minnesota. Check out what Dan Bylsma, Brian Gionta and Linus Ullmark, who stopped 28 shots, said following the game.   Dan Bylsma "Getting contributions from different...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   The Buffalo Bills will be playing in Los Angeles for the first time since 1992.  They'll play the Rams there for the first time since 1983.   The National Football League has approved...
Dan Bylsma hasn’t asked Linus Ullmark to start two straight games since November 25 against Nashville.   Ullmark made 42 saves in Winnipeg on Sunday helping the Sabres break a five game losing streak, so he’s in net tonight.   Going...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports The Buffalo Bills today announced two coaching staff changes and the signing of a pair of wide receivers. Donnie Henderson and Michael Hamlin will not be returning to the team’s coaching...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports   Sunday night, the Bills hired head coach Rex Ryan’s twin brother Rob as part of the defensive coaching staff.   Today, Alex Marvez of Fox Sports is reporting the Ryan brothers will run the...
Alex Marvez of Fox Sports is reporting that the Buffalo Bills will part ways with cornerbacks coach Donnie Henderson. Marvez suggests that defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman will take over as defensive backs coach. According to the report, Henderson...
GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) — Alabama needed it all to win the toughest national title game it had ever played during the Nick Saban dynasty. All of its power. All of its speed. Even one gutsy trick. Derrick Henry, O.J. Howard...
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The Buffalo Bills are getting closer to the unveiling of the newly renovated Ralph Wilson Stadium to the general public. The team allowed WGR Sports Radio 550 have a sneak peak to see just how far along they are with a little under three weeks to go before...
WGR's Howard Simon was in Canton on Saturday to watch as Bills reciever Andre Reed was inducted in to the 2014 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he took a few pictures to commemorate the event.  Check them out! 
Buffalo, N.Y. (wgr550.com) - Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick Sam Reinhart was in studio with Howard Simon and Jeremy White.  Here are some photos we snapped in the studio.
The Buffalo Bills honor their founder and owner, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. by opening up their Fieldhouse in Orchard Park to fans. All pictures by Joe Buscaglia
The WGR team was at the Gallagher Center Friday night for the Purple Eagles' double header.
WGR Sports Radio 550 at NOCO Express French and Borden with Sal
Amherst, N.Y. (WGR 550) -- The Buffalo Bills first round draft pick had little sleep and arrived in Buffalo early today.  Quarterback E.J. Manuel stopped in to visit with Howard SImon and Jeremy White in our WGR studios.  Here are some photos snapped...
Check out the pictures from the Transitowne event with Howard and the WGR Promo Team on March 16th!
Pictures from Sal Capaccio broadcasting live from the Labatt Pond Hockey Tournament
Sunoco sampling at the Bills tailgate at the last home game of the season on 12-30-12!
WGR's Pat Malacaro is in Ottawa for the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend.  Head inside for his photos from Media Day and the Skills Competition.
WGR Ball Girls at Westwood Country Club in Amherst for the 5th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament.
It's the start of a brand new era for the Buffalo Bills. With brand new helmets and uniforms for the franchise, the next new thing to be installed is the brand new A-Turf that will make up the field at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Some major changes to the field...
The Buffalo Bills unveiled their new uniforms Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Click to view the pictures!
Darth Vader was in the neighborhood, so he stopped by our studios to give Bulldog a Star Wars Bisons Jersey and to play some match game.
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