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Impaired driving case for Sabres' O'Reilly pushed back

LONDON, Ontario (AP) The impaired driving case involving Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly has been adjourned until Oct. 22. A lawyer for the 24-year-old O'Reilly appeared in court Thursday on his behalf. It's the third time the case has been adjourned. O'Reilly was arrested and charged with impaired driving and failing to remain at the scene on July 9. Police say a green pickup...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Avalanche find a Ryan O'Reilly replacement?

When the Colorado Avalanche sent Ryan O'Reilly to the Buffalo Sabres, that was in no way, shape or form an insignificant loss.O'Reilly finished with 38 assists and 55 points last season, good for second and third, respectively, on the Avalanche.Colorado wanted to keep O'Reilly on the team, but according to G.M. Joe Sakic, the Avalanche simply couldn't meet O'Reilly's contract demands...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres' O'Reilly arrested after allegedly driving truck into Tim Hortons

LUCAN, Ontario -- Ontario Provincial Police have charged Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly with impaired driving. The Ontario Provincial Police said Monday in a release that police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash on July 9, where a green Chevrolet pickup truck struck a commercial retail building -- reportedly a Tim Hortons franchise -- and the occupants left the...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad, Ryan O’Reilly sign long-term contracts with Columbus, Buffalo

A pair of young NHL stars signed long-term contracts Friday. Right winger Brandon Saad signed a six-year contract worth a reported $36 million with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in a multi-player trade earlier in the week. .@BSaad20: "I know (#CBJ) has a lot of talented guys. They're tough to play against & I'm happy to be a part of...
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres sign O'Reilly to 7-year, $52.5 million contract extension

The Buffalo Sabres have made newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly their highest-paid player by signing him to a $52.5 million, seven-year contract extension on Friday. The Sabres announced the signing, while a person familiar with discussions revealed the value of the contract to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres did not disclose...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

O’Reilly traded to Buffalo in advance of draft

As expected, the Colorado Avalanche traded Ryan O’Reilly. The centerman was moved to the Buffalo Sabres just before the start of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and with the move Colorado improved its defense with a young defender. Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports in Montreal was the first to report the move. Ryan O'reilly traded to Sabres — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) June 26, 2015...
Via Mile High Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche rally, beat Stars in shootout

Ryan O'Reilly scored on the first shot of a shootout, and it was enough for the Colorado Avalanche to beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Friday night. Colorado's Semyon Varlamov stopped all three Stars shots in the shootout after O'Reilly lifted the puck over Dallas' Kari Lehtonen and in off the crossbar. The teams began the night tied for sixth place in the Central Division with 63 points...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche sign Jarome Iginla to three-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Jarome Iginla to a three-year contract worth $16 million, reports In 78 games with the Boston Bruins in 2013-2014, Iginla scored 30 goals and added 31 assists. Iginla, 36, has 560 goals and 607 assists for 1167 points in 1310 career games with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins and Bruins. Iginla, originally selected by the...
Via Sports-Glory
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche hope to re-sign Stastny, O’Reilly to deals that fit salary structure

The Colorado Avalanche will continue to discuss new contracts with key forwards Paul Stastny and Ryan O’Reilly, but any new deals must fit into the team’s salary structure. The Avalanche signed center Matt Duchene, forward Gabriel Landeskog and goaltender Semyon Varlamov — to new contracts in the past calendar year to fit the team’s structure. Duchene is their highest-paid...
Via Sports-Glory
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy calls David Backes ‘gutless’ for jumping Nathan MacKinnon

The Colorado Avalanche won their 50th game of the season Saturday with a dominating 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues, who were visibly frustrated throughout the third period. David Backes, 6-foot-3, 221-pounds, went after 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon after taking a clean hit from the rookie center. Backes dropped his stick and gloves and took MacKinnon to the ice, landing on top...
Via Sports-Glory
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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