Buffalo Sabres

March 23, 2020 - 12:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ralph Krueger's family lives in Switzerland and when the NHL season was put on pause, he decided to go home. Krueger is a Swiss citizen so getting back wasn't hard. As far as how they're handling the outbreak for the coronavirus there Krueger said in a conference call from...
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March 20, 2020 - 11:20 am
(WGR 550) - Sabres coach Ralph Krueger has found a way to occupy his time. In conjunction with the NHL Coaches Association Krueger will be holding a coaching webinar. It's part of a program from the Association that was originally for coaches in the NCAA, USHL, ECHL and AHL. Now it's open to...
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March 19, 2020 - 12:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We get to watch some old-time hockey beginning on Monday. The Sabres and MSG are bringing back five classic games next week. All games start at 8 p.m. On Monday, you'll be able to see, what I thought was, Dominik Hasek's best playoff game as a Sabre. Hasek made 70 saves...
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March 19, 2020 - 6:36 am
It's been one full week since the National Hockey League followed the National Basketball Association's suite and suspended its season indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak. Shortly after the NHL pressed pause on the 2019-20 season, other hockey leagues around the world also put their...
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March 18, 2020 - 10:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have signed Penn State forward Brandon Biro. He's getting a two-year entry level contract. In a statement, general manager Jason Botterill said, "Brandon will bring a combination of skill, hockey sense and character to our organization. We're confident that his...
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March 17, 2020 - 10:59 am
No NCAA tournaments or spring sports, no NBA or NHL playoffs, no baseball season, no Masters golf, etc., etc. 2020, a year unlike any other. Obviously what's most important is staying safe and healthy, and working together to best contain the burden to be placed on our fellow citizens. We're...
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March 17, 2020 - 8:43 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres have confirmed that an individual who attended the March 5 game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at KeyBank Center has tested positive for coronavirus. The individual was asymptomatic when they attended the game on March 5, and that person was seated in...
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March 16, 2020 - 3:56 pm
Last week, the American Hockey League suspended it's season, just like the NHL and pretty much every sports league. There has been plenty of speculation on what the NHL could do for the rest of the season when it returns. It looks as though the AHL will not return to finish their year. I am told...
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March 16, 2020 - 10:27 am
(WGR 550) - The NHL wanted its players to stay in their NHL cities and self-quarantine, but Sportsnet is reporting that the National Hockey League is letting players go home to any country. Once those players get there, they still have to stay in self-quarantine until the end of the month. When the...
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March 14, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Some professional sports teams will continue to pay their employees during the coronavirus crisis. PSE owner and CEO Kim Pegula said in a statement that they will too: "Concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) are driving uncertainty and stress in many workplaces, and...
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