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NYS Native Dave Strader Returns To NHL on NBC Broadcast Next Weekend

DAVE STRADER RETURNS TO NHL ON NBC BROADCAST BOOTH TO CALL BRUINS-STARS NHL GAME OF THE WEEK NEXT SUNDAY Veteran NHL Play-By-Play Voice and Current Dallas Stars Lead Commentator Recently Returned to Stars Broadcast Booth for Five-Game Homestand Strader Will Be Joined by Stars Broadcast Partner Daryl Reaugh and ‘Inside-the-Glass’ Analyst Brian Boucher STAMFORD, Conn. […]

Jean Ratelle’s No. 19 To Be Retired By The New York Rangers @NHL– The New York Rangers will retire the No. 19 worn by Hockey Hall of Fame center Jean Ratelle next season, they confirmed Saturday. Ratelle, 76, was selected as one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players presented by Molson Canadian and wore his No. 19 Rangers sweater when he was introduced at the 2017 […]

NYS Native Dave Strader Returns To The Broadcast Booth

By Dallas Stars Staff /– Stars play-by-play announcer Dave Strader is set to return to the broadcast booth during the Stars upcoming homestand as he continues his fight against cholangiocarcinoma, a fairly rare and aggressive form of cancer. His treatment schedule afforded him the opportunity to travel to Dallas and return to the booth […]

NHL’s Top 100 Players of the First 100 Years: Brian Leech

by Kevin Allen / Special to– What former New York Rangers general manager Neil Smith remembers most about Hall of Fame defenseman Brian Leetch’s winning the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1994 was that he seemed embarrassed to accept it. “If you look at the tape of him getting the trophy from (Commissioner) Gary Bettman […]

Rochester, NY Native Brian Gionta Wants To Stay With Sabres: Report @NHL (photo — Forward Brian Gionta, a native of Rochester, NY, said he hopes to remain with the Buffalo Sabres beyond the NHL Trade Deadline on March 1, the Buffalo News reported Tuesday. Gionta, 38, is in the final season of a three-year contract he signed July 1, 2014. The Sabres captain has […]

NHL’s Top 100 Players: Sabres Tim Horton

by Stu Hackel / Special to– Tim Horton was called “Superman” by goaltender Johnny Bower, who believed the defenseman and longtime teammate with the Toronto Maple Leafs could lift a filled 40-gallon oil drum. Another teammate, center Dave Keon, recalled that Horton could throw around railroad ties “like they were toothpicks.” Fellow Toronto defenseman […]

Tyler Ennis Introduces “Enzo Sauce”

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Tyler Ennis today announced the debut of “Enzo Sauce,” a brand of dipping sauce created by Ennis himself. The sauce, which features hot sauce and ranch dressing as its main ingredients, is now available at Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans stores in the Western New York region. “I originally […]

NHL’s Top 100 Players of All-Time: Mike Bossy

By Stu Hackel / Special to — Mike Bossy was a phantom. He’d just vanish while his New York Islanders teammates moved the puck up ice and around the offensive zone. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, he’d materialize with no enemy checker near him just as a pass would arrive on the blade of […]

Syracuse, NY Native Gets Recalled By The Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings recalled goaltender Syracuse, NY native Jimmy Howard from his rehab assignment with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League on Friday and placed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson on long-term injured reserve. Howard, 32, has been out since he sprained his right knee in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Dec. […]

Red Wings Owner Mike Ilitch Dies

Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch died Friday at the age of 87. Ilitch, a Detroit native, was the founder of Little Caesars Pizza and owner of the Detroit Tigers. “With the passing of Mike Ilitch, the Red Wings have lost the consummate owner, the National Hockey League has lost a cherished friend and passionate […]

NHL’s Top 100: Andy Bathgate of the Rangers

By Stu Hackel / Special to– You couldn’t call the New York Rangers of the 1950s and early ’60s an elite hockey club, but they had a few elite players. One was extra special, regularly mentioned alongside Gordie Howe, Maurice Richard, Doug Harvey and Jean Beliveau, the NHL’s superstars of the day. On top […]

Syracuse Native Removed From Conditioning Game, To Be Examined Today @NHL Jimmy Howard was injured Wednesday during the second game of a conditioning stint in the American Hockey League, but the Detroit Red Wings are hopeful it isn’t serious. Howard, who hasn’t played for the Red Wings since injuring his right knee against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Dec. 20, was in net for […]

Sabres To Host Community Blood Drive For UNYTS On February 13

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres will join Unyts to host a community blood drive on Monday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lexus Club at KeyBank Center. Presenting donors are welcome to walk in or make an appointment for a prearranged time. Complimentary parking will be available in the attached […]

Sabres Show Support For Transgender Player

By Joe Yerdon / Correspondent– BUFFALO — When the Buffalo Sabres host You Can Play night on Tuesday as part of the NHL’s Hockey Is For Everyone month, Harrison Browne, a forward for the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women’s Hockey League, will take center stage. On Oct. 7, Browne came out as the […]