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Buffalo fans will get their first look at forward Scott Wilson on Tuesday. Phil Housley has a feeling they'll like what they see. "He plays the game the right way in all aspects," the Sabres' coach said in KeyBank Center. "He's a terrific forechecker. He finishes all his checks. He goes to the net hard. I think he provides really good energy." The Sabres acquired Wil…

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The NHL loves what's going in Sin City as the Vegas Golden Knights are one of the talking points of the league. They're building what might be the best campaign ever for an expansion team, a hit on the ice and a success off it with a glistening new arena and a popular logo for the first pro sports entry in Nevada. And the Golden Knights were a big hit in other owners' p…

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DENVER — Jason Botterill has a method to building an organizational culture that was familiar to Pittsburgh farmhands playing in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and is now getting translated to Sabres prospects in Rochester. The idea is for players to grow up through the system and then win Stanley Cups like they did with the Penguins. Scott Wilson is an example and he joined the…

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DENVER — Scott Wilson knows why he's with the Sabres. General Manager Jason Botterill nurtured Wilson's career from his days with Wilkes-Barre of the American Hockey League through being part of both Stanley Cup winners the last two years in Pittsburgh. Botterill wants Wilson to bring some of that experience to his reeling new employer. "I can't tell you how excited I a…

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The Buffalo Sabres don't want their friendships torn apart. They should have played better and harder then. A much-needed shake-up is underway in Buffalo. General Manager Jason Botterill has seen enough of his cellar dwellers. Botterill waived Matt Moulson and acquired a piece of his past Monday, trading for forward Scott Wilson. It's just the start for a team tha…

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After his new players failed to impress, Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill is looking to people he knows. Buffalo has traded a fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft to Detroit in exchange for forward Scott Wilson. Botterill was with Pittsburgh when the Penguins drafted Wilson in the seventh round in 2011. "We are very happy to add Scott to our roster," Botteril…