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Sabres' new coach tapped into spirit of fans in Buffalo bars

Krueger prepared for latest challenge by going incognito to gauge pulse of city

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The idea of Ralph Krueger sitting next to an unsuspecting Buffalo Sabres fan in a bar seems, at first glance, remarkable. But it also seems -- for anyone who got an up-close view into Krueger as a coach and person while he guided Team Europe at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 -- completely consistent with who he is, with the dedication he brings to every job he takes on, with his curiosity and quest for knowledge.

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Sabres look to sign Skinner to long-term contract

Hope hiring of Krueger as coach will play role in keeping pending UFA forward in Buffalo

by Heather Engel / NHL.com Correspondent

BUFFALO -- Jeff Skinner is the next priority for the Buffalo Sabres, who will try to sign the forward before he becomes an unrestricted free agent July 1.

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Krueger hired as Sabres coach

Replaces Housley in first NHL job since 2012-13 with Oilers

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Ralph Krueger was hired as coach of the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.

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Sabres moving in right direction with Krueger hire, Eichel says

Captain has 'heard a lot of good things' about new coach

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

KOSICE, Slovakia -- Jack Eichel is ready to get to work with new Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger.

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Calder Trophy finalists unveiled

Binnington, Dahlin, Pettersson in running for top rookie honor

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NEW YORK -- Goaltender Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues, defenseman Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres and center Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks are the three finalists for the 2018-19 Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition," the National Hockey League announced today.

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Calder Trophy finalists revealed

Binnington, Dahlin, Pettersson in running for award given to top rookie

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Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues, Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres and Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks were named finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Saturday. The award is given annually to the best rookie in the NHL.

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Bogosian has hip surgery, could miss start of next season for Sabres

Defenseman expected to need 5-6 months for recovery

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Zach Bogosian could miss the start of next season for the Buffalo Sabres after having hip surgery.

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Dahlin felt comfortable as rookie with Sabres

Defenseman quickly adjusted to pace of NHL, is working on consistency

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Rasmus Dahlin wasn't surprised by his on-ice experience as a rookie with the Buffalo Sabres this season.

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Housley fired as Sabres coach

Buffalo finished 33-39-10 this season, hasn't made playoffs since 2011

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Phil Housley was fired as coach of the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.

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Sabres score seven in win against Red Wings

Skinner gets 40th goal, Dahlin has two points for Buffalo

by Dave Hogg / NHL.com Correspondent

Skinner nets 40th goal

BUF@DET: Skinner nets wrister to hit 40-goal mark

Jeff Skinner finds twine on a shot from the face-off circle, earning his second of the game to reach 40 goals for the first time in his career

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DETROIT -- Jeff Skinner scored twice, including his 40th goal of the season, to help the Buffalo Sabres defeat the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday.

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