Major League Baseball

October 05, 2017 - 10:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Jonathan Drouin scored the lone shootout goal in rallying the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Phillip Danault forced overtime by scoring a short-handed goal on a wraparound with...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - While NHL players aren't expected to follow NFL players protesting during the national anthem, the Sabres organization will be caught up in the fallout from those protests none-the-less. Remember Brian "Soupy" Campbell's commercials for the Center for Excessive sweating? "Do...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The fallout from the NFL player protests has one Buffalo Sabres sponsor ready to take it out on the hockey franchise that is co-owned with the Buffalo Bills. The Vein Treatment Center, a long-time Sabres sponsor, says they are so upset with the Pegulas over the Bills players...
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Mike Baggerman
October 05, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - For Sabres fans going to the home opener on Thursday there are a couple new initiatives the team is showcasing to fans. Inside the arena fans no longer have to guess how long they'll be at the concession stands or the restrooms thanks to WaitTime Technology. "Throughout the...
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Mike Baggerman
October 04, 2017 - 3:54 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel said the last 24 hours has been a whirlwind for him after it was announced the 20-year-old was signed to an eight-year, $80 million contract extension late Wednesday night. The contract is the largest for any single player in team history. "...
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October 03, 2017 - 7:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign their franchise player, Jack Eichel, to an NHL-maximum eight-year, $80 million contract. The team announced the signing on its twitter account on Tuesday night in a deal reached two days before Buffalo hosts...
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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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