Tim Murray

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Paul Hamilton
March 25, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Toronto, ON (WGR 550) - Will Borgen is leaving school one year early and has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres. Buffalo selected the 21-year-old in the fourth round on the 2015 Entry Draft, giving the Sabres and Tim Murray three players out of that draft. The first two, of...
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Paul Hamilton
March 23, 2018 - 12:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Phil Housley said the rest of this season is to find out what the team has and to try things. Granted, Justin Bailey did not play well at all against Arizona, but in my mind, he and Victor Antipin need to play every game left in this season. Bailey is the healthy scratch at...
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March 21, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR It's like it's still 2015. Just over three years ago, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes met as the worst two teams in the National Hockey League. On Wednesday, it's nearly the same. The big difference is the stakes. Back then, last meant a guarantee at...
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Paul Hamilton
February 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is approaching his first trade deadline as a general manager. In the next two weeks, many players including Evander Kane could be playing elsewhere. It’s hard to believe this with what we’ve seen from the Sabres this season, but the emergence of Casey Nelson...
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Brayton Wilson
February 12, 2018 - 2:24 pm
Over the course of the past four seasons, the Buffalo Sabres have been the lowest scoring team in the National Hockey League. Through 302 games, the Sabres have averaged a league-worst 2.26 goals per-game, while also averaging a third-worst 28.5 shots per-game in that span. However, one of Buffalo'...
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Paul Hamilton
February 09, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Boston, MA (WGR 550) - We hear a lot about analytics in sports these days. The Philadelphia Eagles just won the Super Bowl with an aggressive approach, but what about the Buffalo Sabres? Tim Murray used his own version of analytics, which didn’t work at all when trying to build this team. It led...
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Jeremy White
February 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
FYI: The tank didn’t ____ Trade Mark Pysyk Acquire Dmitry Kulikov Fail to offer sheet Nikita Kucherov Fail to offer sheet… ok, well anyone. Play Matt Tennyson like he was Chris Pronger early in the year. Sign up for the wrong color blue Hire Dan Bylsma Fire Dan Bylsma Sign Matt Moulson Wait too...
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Jeremy White
January 23, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Tweetbag! 10 questions with 10 answers! 1.) @Andyrewu94 (Andrew) - Should Amerks playoff games in the spring be on TV across WNY? Holy crap YES. Andrew, this is a fantastic idea. I noticed the other day that right after that Sabres debacle against the Stars, the team’s PR twitter account tossed out...
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Jeremy White
November 29, 2017 - 3:25 pm
Today, I asked the Twitter-verse for some questions that I could answer. Here they are in two segments. Five Sports Questions to start - Warning there’s lots of talk about tanking and draft picks in here because that’s what I get asked about. I’m not mad about that though, as smart sports decisions...
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Paul Hamilton
November 28, 2017 - 12:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Tampa Bay is the best team in the NHL with a .739 point percentage, but the Lightning have lost two in a row and three out of four. The losses have come to Pittsburgh, Washington and the Islanders with a win against Chicago sandwiched in there. Jason Pominville said there...
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