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2018 NHL Draft: Buffalo Sabres select Rasmus Dahlin

DALLAS, TX - JUNE 22: Rasmus Dahlin poses after being selected first overall by the Buffalo Sabres during the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at …

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GARTH'S CORNER - Twisted Rister

Judging by the physical evidence I'm seeing on social media of Rasmus Ristolainen's summer, the feisty Finn likely had a tense, emotional exit …

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Dahlin signs entry-level deal with Sabres

Rasmus Dahlin has signed his entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres, the team announced Monday.<p>The top pick in the 2018 draft, Dahlin is …

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Rasmus Ristolainen Key To The Sabres Future

Despite rumors to the contrary, the Buffalo Sabres don’t want to trade the 23 year old.To paraphrase owner Terry Pegula, Rasmus Ristolainen ain’t …

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Do the Anaheim Ducks have interest in Rasmus Ristolainen? and More

The NHL draft is underway, and there has been an increasing number of players entering the rumor mill. TSN’s Darren Dreger surprised Anaheim Ducks …

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GARTH'S CORNER - Chiarelli: Let’s Make A Deal!

Edmonton Oilers GM Pete Chiarelli has said it before and on Thursday he said it again.<p>Chia is more than willing to trade the tenth overall pick in …

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Big Game Hunting With Rasmus Ristolainen

Silly season is back early this year.Interesting listening to Rishaug speculating that the Oilers will go hard for a big name D; suggested Klefbom + …

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Should the Oilers be interested in Rasmus Ristolainen?

The Edmonton Oilers need to improve the right side of their defence. With the Buffalo Sabres desperate for change and a move up the standings, Rasmus …

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Player Report Card: Marco Scandella

Did Scandella do enough to show he’s a top-pair defenseman?<b>Season Stats</b>: 82 GP | 5 G | 17 A | 22 PTS<b>Age</b>: 28<b>Contract Status</b>: Signed through 2020-21, …

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Buffalo Sabres: Is Rasmus Ristolainen finished in Buffalo?

Rasmus Ristolainen has only completed two seasons of a six-year contract extension, but one local reporter speculates the Buffalo Sabres may be …

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Sabres end Maple Leafs' home winning streak

Jack Eichel scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:23 remaining in the third period Monday night as the Buffalo Sabres posted a 3-2 victory over the host Toronto Maple Leafs, whose team-record 13-game home winning streak was halted.<p>Eichel snapped a 2-2 tie by taking the lead pass from Jason Pominville …

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Sabres' accountability problems return to spotlight

NEW YORK – As a seventh lost season nears its merciful end and a roster overhaul beckons, the search for the holy grail continues.<p>Accountability is …

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The Wraparound: Rangers 5, Sabres 1

NEW YORK – The Buffalo Sabres are used to losing to the New York Rangers. This one, however, was really bad.<p>After Buffalo failed to score early, the …

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Five Things to Know as Sabres visit New York Rangers

NEW YORK – Phil Housley didn't get what he wanted Friday. The Sabres have another chance to fulfill their coach's wishes right away.<p>Here are Five …

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The Wraparound: Canadiens 3, Sabres 0

The Buffalo Sabres' offense is back in a major funk, just above the historic ineptitude it showed around Thanksgiving.<p>Enduring their second shutout …

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Sabres Notebook: The day after, Housley still miffed by Coyotes' loss; Ullmark to start against Habs

Furious after Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Arizona, Phil Housley's mood was no softer when the Buffalo Sabres returned to KeyBank Center for practice …

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Arizona Coyotes recall Dylan Strome, Trevor Murphy ahead of Wednesday game in Buffalo

The Coyotes have recalled two players and announced a season-ending injury for a top-pair defenseman ahead of their upcoming six-game road trip.

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Three years after infamous game, it's still bottoms up for Sabres, Coyotes

Chad Johnson remembers his introduction to the Buffalo Sabres. How could he not?<p>"It was really rock bottom at that point as an organization and …

Ovechkin hits 300-minute mark

After going four-for-four last week, the Maple Leafs scored four more this week but in eight chances.<p>Alex Ovechkin reached the 300-minute mark on the …

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Blackhawks' long winning streak against Sabres ends with 5-3 loss

Joel Quenneville has been pulling his goalies at an alarming rate this season.<p>Anton Forsberg has been benched in six of his 27 starts. He has allowed at least four goals the same number of times.<p>Jean-Francois Berube had been yanked once in his six starts before the Blackhawks fell to the Sabres 5-3 …

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The Wraparound: Sabres 5, Blackhawks 3

What do Patrick Lalime and Chad Johnson have in common?<p>They're the only two Buffalo Sabres goalies to beat Chicago in the past nine years.<p>The Sabres …

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The Wraparound: Maple Leafs 5, Sabres 2

Things went well for the Buffalo Sabres' power-play unit. It fired at will, scored twice and provided a spark.<p>It wasn't on the ice all game, …

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Leafs at Sabres: Five Things to Know

Sabres vs. Leafs in KeyBank Center. And it should be just about over by the time St. Bonaventure tips off in Dallas and certainly by the time UB tips …

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Eichel returns to practice with Sabres

Jack Eichel returned to practice with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday morning, his first skate with the team since sustaining a right high-ankle sprain …

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Maple Leafs Perfect on the PP

The Toronto Maple Leafs spent only 3:33 on the power play this week in two games. They had four chances and converted on all four.<p>It was a great week …

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Buffalo Sabres Top Four Prospects 2018

It’s no secret that the Buffalo Sabres have struggled this season. At 22-35-11, they sit securely at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. In a year …

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Reinhart's been thinking less, scoring more during hot streak

Now and then, Sam Reinhart is asked what he thinks about when he's out on the ice. The ideal answer, he said, is actually to have no answer at …

Five Things to Know as Sabres host the Calgary Flames

Chad Johnson's season turned around with a trip to Calgary. He'll face his old team once again.<p>Here are Five Things to Know as the Buffalo Sabres …

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Nazem Kadri and Rasmus Ristolainen Fight, Also Debate Basic Math

Nazem Kadri and Rasmus Ristolainen dropped gloves in the Sabres’ 5-3 win over the Leafs Monday, but the fight wasn’t as entertaining as the math …

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Roberto Luongo on streaking Panthers, approaching 1,000 NHL games (PHT Q&A)

A glance at the list of hottest NHL teams since the end of January will show you that teams currently in playoff spots have done well to position …

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