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September 27, 2017 - 8:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Back in Buffalo for a second stint, former Sabres captain Jason Pominville is the only member of a retooled lineup with firsthand knowledge of how much buzz the team can generate around town when winning. “Just walking in the parking lot to your car, that ramp was full of...
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP/WBEN) -- Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the first NHL player to join the protests that started in the NFL and drew criticism from President Donald Trump. The 36-year-old Ward, one of...
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Tom Puckett
September 27, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The debate over the anthem has yet to reach the Buffalo Sabres locker room, but one player is talking about it. "I'm a proud American and proud to be from the United States. I personally wouldn't kneel for the anthem, but I respect those who do," says Buffalo Sabre Kyle Okposo. "...
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Richard Root
September 19, 2017 - 4:46 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Phil Housley enjoyed his first NHL game as a head coach, albeit a pre-season game, and a lot of youngsters got a shot in the bigs. That's the take-away from the Sabres' first pre-season game this year, if you ignore the 3-2 overtime loss against the Carolina Hurricanes. The...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:23 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) Sabres center Jack Eichel isn’t mincing words when assessing his first two NHL seasons. “Actually, I think I’ve proven nothing,” the 20-year-old face of the franchise said before bluntly outlining his lack of accomplishments. “If you look at what I’ve done, it...
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Richard Root
September 15, 2017 - 6:12 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Sabre training camp kicked of yesterday, but gets into full swing today with some on-ice sessions this morning. We got to hear from some players after a long summer off during several press conferences. Where do you start? There are so many story-lines. Yes, we know Jack Eichel...
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Richard Root
September 14, 2017 - 6:07 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres will open their training camp today. It signals the beginning of another long NHL season. Lots happened since April when the Sabres ended their season 26th in the league. Their first move was to conduct the second front-office house cleaning in three and half...
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September 05, 2017 - 4:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel is focused on taking on a larger leadership role, and not concerning himself with contract talks. Eichel says both sides know where they stand in negotiations. He adds if a deal isn't reached in the coming weeks, he would have no problem...
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Tom Puckett
June 30, 2017 - 12:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Jason Pominville is coming back to Buffalo. The Sabres pick him up as part of a trade with the Minnesota Wild. The Sabres acquired defenseman Marco Scandella, Pominville and a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forwards Tyler Ennis and...
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