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February 22, 2020 - 4:07 pm
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres jumped on the Pittsburgh Penguins early in a 5-2 victory on Saturday. Eichel, Zemgus Girgensons and Sam Reinhart all beat Tristan Jarry during an early three-goal outburst and Connor Hutton turned away 41 shots as the Sabres...
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Terry and Kim Pegula
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February 20, 2020 - 10:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has put the labor ball in the players' hands. In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team owners voted Thursday to “accept the negotiated terms on the principles of a new collective bargaining agreement.” Details of that agreement were not forthcoming from any of...
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Zach Bogosian
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February 17, 2020 - 7:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Sabres suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on Monday for failing to report to the minors. The team announced the suspension two days after the 12-year NHL veteran cleared waivers and was assigned to Buffalo’s American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New...
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February 16, 2020 - 10:08 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel scored the go-ahead goal as part of a three-goal surge in a 91-second third-period span, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Sunday night. Johan Larsson had a goal and assist, and defensemen Rasmus Ristolainen and Colin Miller had two...
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Zach Bogosian
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February 16, 2020 - 7:31 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned Zach Bogosian to the minors after he cleared waivers on Saturday, though it’s uncertain when or whether the veteran defenseman will report. Bogosian’s agent, Darren Ferris, didn’t provide any hint of what his client’s plans are in a text to...
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Kim Pegula
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February 15, 2020 - 1:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills aren’t renewing the contract of chief administrative officer Dave Wheat. No reason was provided in a statement released by Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula on Friday. The two thanked Wheat for nearly 20 years of work with the Bills, while informing...
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Brendan Keany
February 14, 2020 - 12:59 pm
Sabres Vice President of Business Administration Kevyn Adams joined WGR 550 to discuss the state of the organization.
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February 13, 2020 - 10:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — It was back to the 2000's for the Buffalo Sabres Thursday night and the alumni players, ownership and fans were treated to a 4-3 overtime win over Columbus. The Sabres honored members of their teams from the 2000s during a pregame ceremony.
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February 11, 2020 - 9:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sam Reinhart jammed in a loose puck for the go-ahead goal 57 seconds into the third period in the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
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Ryan Miller
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February 09, 2020 - 6:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/) — Ryan Miller was in his old stimping ground and stopped 31 shots, including all 15 he faced in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks held off the Buffalo Sabres for a 3-2 win Sunday. Jakob Silfverberg, Ryan Getzlaf and Nick Ritchie staked Anaheim to a 3-0 lead by scoring...
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