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POSTED ON Tuesday, 02.2.2016 / 4:19 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Bill Wippert)

We began with a visit from our friend Renaud Lavoi from TVA sports in Montreal. He summarized the Canadiens disappointing season, and gave an update on the potential expansion in Quebec.

We then discussed the success of 3 on 3 this year, Connor McDavid's return, and the Dennis Wideman hearing coming up this afternoon.

We finished the show connecting with Paul Hamilton with a live practice update.

Hour One // Hour Two

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POSTED ON Monday, 02.1.2016 / 5:19 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

All-Star talk ruled the day as John Scott stole the show on Sunday by being named MVP by the fans.

Pete Weber, The Voice of the Preds, joined us from Nashville for a complete wrap-up of the weekend and game.

Interview with Pete Weber

Former Sabres defenseman and heavyweight Larry Playfair joined us to share his thoughts on the entire John Scott story.

Larry Playfair on Hockey Hotline

We spent the second hour discussing potential buyers at the Trade Deadline this season.

Hour One // Hour Two

Join us again on Tuesday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Friday, 01.29.2016 / 1:52 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Bill Wippert)

All-Star weekend was the talk, specifically the John Scott story and how it has and will play out.

Dan Dunleavy joined us for his weekly appearance to discuss All-Star weekend and how it's more than just a game.

Dan Calls In

We talked some college hockey, checking in with Niagara University head coach Dave Burkholder, ahead of his team's home games this weekend against Army.

Interview with Dave Burkholder

Rochester Americans captain and All-Star Cal O'Reilly joined us following the team's morning skate for tonight's matchup against Binghamton.

Cal O'Reilly on Hockey Hotline

We finished the show with some draft talk for this spring.

Hour One // Hour Two

We'll be back on Monday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.


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POSTED ON Thursday, 01.28.2016 / 5:09 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Linesmen had a tough night in the NHL on Wednesday, and we discussed what might happen to Dennis Wideman and Milan Lucic.

Danny Gare joined us from Tampa, which gave us an excuse to discuss the Steven Stamkos contract situation once again. Danny had great insight on what his former Detroit teammate, Steve Yzerman might be thinking.

Tickets on Hockey Hotline

We also connected with former Sabres forward and Amerks analyst Ric Seiling on the heels of last night's 6-5 overtime win vs. Syracuse.

Interview with Ric Seiling

We finished the show with Calder Trophy discussion and Jack Eichel's chances.

Hour One // Hour Two

Join us again Friday at 10 a.m. as we look ahead to All-Star Weekend on WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Wednesday, 01.27.2016 / 3:49 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

A dramatic win over the Senators gave us plenty to discuss on the show. Kicking pucks, goals disallowed, great goaltenders, and Jack Eichel's spectacular goal topped the list.

Rob Ray joined us for his weekly appearance and gave great perspective on Robin Lehner's first win as a Sabre. We also discussed Jamie McGinn's status, and the merits of keeping or trading him.

Rayzor on Hockey Hotline

Paul Hamilton joined us in studio and we discussed the All Star game, the Sabres to this point, and the goals that were scored last night.

Paul In Studio

Hour One // Hour Two

Join us again on Thursday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.26.2016 / 12:08 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
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Hall of Famer and current NHL Network analyst Scott Stevens joined us at the top of the show to talk about the style of play today in the NHL. Stevens also shared his thoughts on Rasmus Ristolainen's bright future in the NHL.

Interview with Scott Stevens

We also checked in with Gord Wilson from the Senators radio network, as the Sabres play in Ottawa tonight.

Interview with Gord WIlson

After some free agent and trade discussion, Brian Duff connected from Ottawa to discuss last night's loss in New York.

Duffer Calls In

Hour One // Hour Two

We'll be back on Wednesday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550. In the meantime, the Sabres and Senators will face off tonight at 7:30 p.m. on MSG and WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Monday, 01.25.2016 / 2:29 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

The Sabres schedule took center stage to start the show. It's been quite a challenge this year with time zone issues.

Paul Hamilton joined us from MSG where the Sabres were preparing for tonight's game against the Rangers.

Paul's Update

Mike Weber also called in after the morning skate to discuss the team's season, and his good play this year.

Interview with Mike Weber

We also discussed the reported contract offer to Steven Stamkos and all of the possibilities.

Hour One // Hour Two

Tonight's game can be seen on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. and heard live on WGR 550. We'll be back on Tuesday at 10 a.m. on WGR.

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POSTED ON Friday, 01.22.2016 / 1:59 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Bill Wippert)

Dynasty talk today and how to build a winner dominated the hockey conversation on the heels of the Blackhawks' 12-game win streak ending last night. Why are the Hawks so good? How have they been able to sustain it? How do the Sabres young stars compare? Those are questions we pondered.

We also carried the Rex Ryan press conference on his recent hires.

Paul Hamilton joined us for a game day update for tonight's matchup against the Red Wings. Faceoff is at 7 p.m.

Paul's Update

Hour One // Hour Two

We'll be back on Monday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Thursday, 01.21.2016 / 1:04 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
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Recapping a late night game was first order on the show, a tough 2-1 loss in the final minute in Colorado.

After breaking down the game, we welcomed Red Wings analyst Darren Eliot to the show to get caught up with the Red Wings, who are in Buffalo tomorrow night. We then discussed the Jonathan Drouin situation extensively, and the difficult spot Steve Yzerman is in.

Interview with Darren Eliot

We then turned our attention to local college hockey with Canisius Coach Dave Smith. The Griffs have a Hobey Baker candidate in forward Shane Conacher.

Interview with Dave Smith

We finished the show talking about Robin Lehner's performance against the Avalanche.

Hour One // Hour Two

We'll be back on Friday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.

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POSTED ON Wednesday, 01.20.2016 / 1:04 PM ET
By Kevin Sylvester - Sabres Hockey Hotline Host (@kevsylvester) / HOCKEY HOTLINE
(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Kevyn Adams joined us in studio on the heels of the announcement that he has added the role of President of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres in a partnership with the Academy of Hockey. Kevyn talked about the new programs and teams to benefit.

Rob Ray joined us from Colorado where the Sabres play the Avalanche tonight at 10 p.m. We spoke with Rob about John Scott going to the All Star game, fighting, and Ryan O'Reilly's return to Colorado.

Rayzor on Hockey Hotline

Paul Hamilton also joined us from Denver for an update for tonight.

Paul Calls In

Hour One with Kevyn Adams // Hour Two

Join us again Thursday at 10 a.m. on WGR 550.

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