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November 05, 2016 - 3:21 pm
Kyle Okposo and Sam Reinhart scored 3rd period goals on Saturday, lifting the Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Senators. Robin Lehner made several impressive stops, picking up 32 saves along the way. Scoring Mike Hoffman opened the scoring 2:42 into the 2nd period, a power play goal from the slot...
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November 05, 2016 - 2:47 pm
Robin Lehner was sharp on Saturday, stopping 32 shots in a 2-1 win over the Senators. Sam Reinhart notched the game-winner in the 3rd after Kyle Okposo tied it with his 5th. Read what each had to say after the win. Robin Lehner "I'm just trying to work on being patient and use my body. Trying to be...
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November 05, 2016 - 10:49 am
As the Sabres prepare to face the red hot Ottawa Senators, Nick Baptiste has been enjoying his first return home in the NHL. Baptiste will be playing his sixth NHL game and he said, “It is exciting. Went out with family last night, did dinner and just hung out with my family which was pretty...
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November 04, 2016 - 1:34 pm
The Sabres weren’t real happy with Justin Bailey’s training camp or his performances in preseason games. The result was Bailey was part of the first group that got sent to Rochester. Coming into camp it was thought he had the inside track to make the team, but those roster spots were earned by...
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November 04, 2016 - 11:18 am
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @Salports The Bills were once again missing Marcell Dareus on the practice field Thursday. But this time, it was a for a new groin injury and not the hamstring that had kept him out for three games. “My groin’s been acting up,” Dareus said, then added “it’s to be determined...
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November 04, 2016 - 6:31 am
Last season Will Carrier was going to get his chance in the NHL, but got injured and never got the call. This season, he’s finally going to get that chance as he’s been called up from Rochester. Justin Bailey is a right winger who has been trying to play the left side. He has been sent back down...
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November 03, 2016 - 6:49 pm
Marcus Foligno scored the lone goal on Thursday and also had another glorious scoring chance in Buffalo's 2-1 loss to Toronto. Read what Foligno and Ryan O'Reilly told reporters following the game. Marcus Foligno "I think we were hungry, obviously being down in the game and trying to cut that lead...
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November 03, 2016 - 2:50 pm
The Sabres put enormous pressure on Frederik Andersen, but the Leafs netminder stood tall on Thursday in a 2-1 Toronto win. Hear Paul Hamilton break down the loss on the Sabres postgame show.
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November 03, 2016 - 10:42 am
The news isn’t good for Zach Bogosian. Dan Bylsma revealed on Thursday that the defenseman has a sprained MCL and will be out weeks. Bylsma said the sprain is between a Grade 1 and Grade 2. That will allow Casey Nelson to return to the lineup. Nelson hasn't played since the opener where he...
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November 03, 2016 - 7:17 am
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @Salports Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander has been named the NFL’s AFC Defensive Player of the Month for October. Alexander is the first Buffalo Bills defender to win this award since defensive end Mario Williams in November of 2014. It’s also Alexander’s first player of...
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