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October 24, 2019 - 9:43 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Ryan Strome scored his first two goals this season and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves as New York snapped a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. The Rangers have been struggling since opening the season with two wins, followed by...
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October 24, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Cornerback Tre’Davious White occasionally enjoys parading around the Buffalo Bills facility in goaltending gear while claiming to have been the best hockey player in his native Louisiana history. It’s all fiction, including The Tre’Davious White Goalie...
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October 22, 2019 - 10:05 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel capped a two-goal, two-assist game by scoring 3:13 into overtime to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. The Eastern Conference-leading Sabres overcame a 2-0 first-period deficit and responded after San Jose's Erik...
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October 21, 2019 - 10:38 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Bills might be off to their best start in 11 years and sit second in the overall AFC standings, trailing only New England. What’s difficult to judge is how good these 5-1 Bills really are based on their considerably soft opening schedule — four...
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Neil McManus
October 20, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Bills gave their fans a bit of a scare Sunday as they found themselves training the winless Miami Dolphins at the half but were able to re-group and pull out the 31-21 win at New Era Field. PHOTOS: Bills down Dolphins 31-21 Jordan Phillips was the first to admit...
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Allan Harris
October 20, 2019 - 6:25 am
(WBEN/AP) Ledarius Mack and Kadofi Wright each scored on fumble recoveries and Buffalo blanked winless Akron, 21-0 in a Mid-America Conference battle between teams still looking for a conference victory Saturday. The win was the second road MAC shutout and first road win of the year for the Bulls...
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October 17, 2019 - 3:52 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills tight end Lee Smith makes a distinction when it comes to overconfidence and Buffalo preparing to face the winless Miami Dolphins. “I don’t think there can be overconfidence, not to me personally,” Smith said Wednesday. “There’s a big difference...
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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Duke Williams stopped dreaming of scoring his first NFL touchdown some three years ago, when the receiver essentially walked away from football. Williams had no desire to continue playing after going undrafted in 2016 and then being cut by the Los Angeles...
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Tom Puckett
October 14, 2019 - 5:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season. The Sabres' rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play during a 4-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday...
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