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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - There's new turf at New Era Field in Orchard Park, but it's the old playing surface that's still the subject of some controversy. The old turf was sold in an online auction by Erie County, something that caught legislator Joe Lorigo by surprise. "Nobody in the Legislature...
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June 29, 2019 - 12:59 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Terry Pegula leaned into the table and got directly to the heart of the matter when assessing the more downs than ups he has experienced over eight-plus years of owning the Buffalo Sabres. "The one thing I think about is it's time to start winning...
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June 29, 2019 - 10:43 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (WBEN/Owner: Fan-related costs factor into Bills' stadium decisionAP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says he won't ask fans to break the bank when it comes to deciding whether to renovate the team's current stadium in the suburbs or build a new one downtown. "...
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June 29, 2019 - 8:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights continued freeing up salary-cap space by trading defenseman Colin Miller to the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. The Golden Knights acquired a second-round pick in the 2021 draft and a 2022 fifth-round selection. The second-round pick acquired by Vegas is...
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Dylan Cozens and Ryan Johnson are eager for their first NHL development camp
June 25, 2019 - 7:48 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - It's that time of year where nearly every prospect in the Sabres system is in Buffalo for the week to work with coaches in both on and off ice training exercises. Presenting your 2019 Sabres Development Camp roster! How to attend: https://t.co/HyjO9g3lm1 pic.twitter.com/i67Bqx3j0G...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:20 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The NHL and the Buffalo Sabres have announced this upcoming season's schedule . The Buffalo Sabres and the NHL today announced the 2019-20 regular-season schedule for the team’s 50th season. Ticket pricing information for individual home games will be released at a later date...
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June 22, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Vancouver (WBEN/WGR-Derek Kramer) - The Buffalo Sabres selected a goaltender with their third round pick, taking goaltender Erik Portillo 67th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft, followed by trading up to select winger Aaron Huglen Sabres NHL Draft Day One Portillo, 6'6"and 207 lbs., becomes the latest...
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June 21, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Vancouver (WBEN) - With the 7th overall pick the 2019 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected center Dylan Cozens from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL. With the 7th overall pick, we select center Dylan Cozens. Welcome to Buffalo! pic.twitter.com/hjeZApXnVG — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June...
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June 14, 2019 - 1:00 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada's first NBA championship. "We the North!" is now "We the Champs!" Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country's first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge takes over Delaware Park Thursday evening, rain or shine. A less than ideal forecast of showers and thundershowers awaits a field of nearly 14-thousand runners from over 400 companies at the 39th annual event. 39th JP Morgan Corporate...
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