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Sabres News 9.21.16

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Richie Dunn

Former Sabres defenseman and Rochester Americans Hall of Famer Richie Dunn passed away Tuesday at the age of 59. Dunn was a member of the Alumni Association and involved with many charitable functions across WNY. He will be deeply missed.

Here is a video of Dunn getting the upper-hand on Boston’s Rick Middleton

World Cup 2016

Ryan O’Reilly and Team Canada steamrolled through Team USA Tuesda night in a 4-2 win. Canada remains unbeaten in Pool play and will automatically advance into the semi-finals. Team USA despite having lost two straight, will finish out with a game versus Team Czech on Thursday at 8pm (TV-ESPN). O’reilly finished a plus +1 and played just under thirteen minutes. O’Reilly and Team Canada are back at it tonight as they play Team Europe at 8pm (TV-ESPN2).

Rasmus Ristolainen and Team Finland lost to Team Sweden 2-0 in the earlier game. Risto had a strong game, despite the loss playing 24:52, the second highest TOI of all skaters. The Sabres defenseman had 4 SOG and 4 hits. Finland is now 0-2 and will play Russia on Thursday at 3pm (ESPN).

Jack Eichel and Team NA (1-1) must win today against Team Sweden (2-0) if they want to advance into the semi-finals. Puck drop is 3pm (TV-ESPN).

Dmitry Kulikov and Team Russia (1-1) have practice Wednesday as they prepare for Team Finland (0-2) Thursday 3pm (TV-ESPN).

Training Camp

55 players will arrive in Buffalo Thursday to begin testing and physicals as training camp opens. Friday is the first on-ice practices scheduled and they are open to the public.

Training Camp Roster

Schedule

Friday, Sept. 23

Session one: 9 – 9:45 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Scrimmage: 9:50 – 10:35 a.m. (First Niagara Rink)
Session two: 10:40 – 11:25 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Session three: 12:50 – 2 p.m. (First Niagara Rink)

Saturday, Sept. 24

Session one: 9 – 9:45 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Scrimmage: 9:50 – 10:35 a.m. (First Niagara Rink)
Session two: 10:40 – 11:25 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Session three: 12:50 – 2 p.m. (First Niagara Rink)

Sunday, Sept. 25

Session one: 9 – 9:45 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Scrimmage: 9:50 – 10:35 a.m. (First Niagara Rink)
Session two: 10:40 – 11:25 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink)
Session three: 12:50 – 2 p.m. (First Niagara Rink)

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