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Jeff Skinner
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December 28, 2019 - 8:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner will miss three to four weeks because of an upper body injury. The team did not provide any other details in announcing the update Saturday, a day after Skinner was injured in a 3-0 loss to Boston. Skinner did not return following a...
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Buffalo Sabres
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December 27, 2019 - 10:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Patrice Bergeron is known as one of the best defensive forwards in the NHL. It looks like the 34-year-old has plenty of offense left in him, too. Bergeron scored two goals for the third consecutive game, and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday night...
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Buffalo Bills
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December 26, 2019 - 6:56 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Gregg Williams’ hard-nosed defensive reputation precedes him, leaving Bills coach Sean McDermott taking a cautious approach in determining playing time in Buffalo’s season finale against the New York Jets on Sunday. As much as he wishes he could, McDermott noted he...
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Lorenzo Alexander
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December 25, 2019 - 5:48 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier opened the final week of the season in a bittersweet mood, and it had nothing to do with Buffalo having lost at New England two days earlier. What struck Frazier was the realization his time coaching linebacker...
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Buffalo Sabres
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December 23, 2019 - 10:37 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (WBEN/AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two goals, leading the Ottawa Senators to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Brady Tkachuk had a goal and two assists. Craig Anderson, making his first start since suffering a knee injury Dec. 7, stopped 43 shots. Zemgus...
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Buffalo Bills
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December 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, NY. (WBEN/AP-Jerry Sullivan) — The Bills lost again to the Patriots on Saturday, 24-17. They have never beaten Tom Brady in Foxborough in a game that mattered to the Pats. New England wrapped up its 11th consecutive AFC East title and has the inside track on a first-round bye. The...
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Buffalo Bills
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December 21, 2019 - 8:19 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WBEN/AP) — Tom Brady passed for 271 yards and a touchdown, sneaked for a third-down conversion to set up another score and threw a downfield block on another scoring drive to help the New England Patriots clinch their 11th AFC East title in a row by beating Buffalo 24-17 on...
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Buffalo Sabres
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December 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Linus Ullmark is taking control in goal for the Buffalo Sabres. He’s got the Los Angeles Kings’ number, too. Ullmark made 25 saves to lead the Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Kings on Saturday. It was yet another commanding performance for the 26-year-old netminder, who has...
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Tom Brady Micah Hyde
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December 21, 2019 - 6:50 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WBEN/AP-Kyle Hightower) — For years the Bills have been one of three chasers in the AFC East, annually trying and failing to knock the Patriots from their decade-long run atop the division. Buffalo enters its Week 16 matchup with New England clinging to its best hope in years of...
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