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Paul Hamilton
November 18, 2017 - 1:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The two last place teams in the Eastern Conference come together tonight in Buffalo. The Sabres are dead last in the Conference with just 14 points. Carolina brings up the rear in the Metropolitan Division with 18 points. The Sabres only managed 20 shots in Detroit on Friday...
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Paul Hamilton
November 18, 2017 - 1:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night in Buffalo as the Sabres host the Hurricanes. Cancer touches so many of us in so many different ways and head coach Phil Housley is no different, “It means a lot. My mother passed away when she was 59 of glioblastoma, so it’s really important...
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Paul Hamilton
November 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - The Sabres close out their three game road trip in Detroit tonight. It’s the first time Buffalo has been to the Red Wings new arena. On Thursday, I talked about how Marco Scandella spoke to me about how playing well without winning just isn’t good enough. That happened in...
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Paul Hamilton
November 16, 2017 - 4:29 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have sent Nick Baptiste back down to the Rochester Americans. Phil Housley has been trying some different players to try to find some chemistry, but Baptiste failed to impress. The winger was held pointless in the four games that he played. The Sabres play...
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Paul Hamilton
November 16, 2017 - 4:05 pm
Detroit, MI (WGR 550) - The Sabres have played pretty well on the first two games of their three-game road trip, but they lost both games in overtime. That isn’t the first time this season they’ve played well and lost. Marco Scandella said that’s unacceptable because there are no moral victories, “...
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Paul Hamilton
November 16, 2017 - 9:39 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have called up two players from Rochester. Casey Nelson and Kyle Criscuolo are up. Defenseman Taylor Fedun only played one quick shift in the beginning of the third period in Pittsburgh. He’s been placed on injured reserve along with Matt Tennyson...
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Paul Hamilton
November 14, 2017 - 2:22 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - Tonight’s game in Pittsburgh features two star players in bad slumps. Jack Eichel hasn’t scored in eight games while Sidney Crosby hasn’t scored in eleven. Both players have three assists during their slumps. Crosby is facing the right team if he wants to break out. In 43...
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Paul Hamilton
November 13, 2017 - 3:54 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin went to Orchard Park on Sunday to attend his first NFL game. Antipin used to play soccer in Russia and has attended many professional soccer games. Last week Antipin told me he was really looking forward to the game and it didn’t...
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Paul Hamilton
November 13, 2017 - 3:33 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have played better lately, but it hasn’t always translated into results. Buffalo outplayed the Canadiens in Montreal, but only scored one goal and lost in overtime. Lately, some of Buffalo’s best players haven’t been producing including Jack Eichel...
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