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February 07, 2019 - 10:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored his second goal of the game 3:25 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 in a showdown of the Eastern Conference's ninth-place teams Thursday night. Brock McGinn Greg McKegg and Justin Faulk also scored in a game...
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February 05, 2019 - 10:50 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the lone shootout goal and the Buffalo Sabres won for just the third time in nine games by beating the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Tuesday night. Reinhart also had a goal and an assist in regulation for the Sabres, who led by two in the second period before...
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February 05, 2019 - 12:58 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) - University at Buffalo football coach Lance Leipold has agreed to a five-year contract extension following a season in which the Bulls won a school-record 10 games and made their third bowl appearance. Leipold completed his fourth season in Buffalo, and the extension runs...
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February 05, 2019 - 10:57 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The New England Patriots' Super Bowl win over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million viewers, the smallest Super Bowl audience in a decade. And only two cities ranked higher than Buffalo in viewership, according to Nielsen. Boston, the city most closely identified...
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February 01, 2019 - 10:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Patrick Kane celebrated his latest homecoming with two goals and two assists to surpass the 900-point plateau in leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 7-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Kane capped the victory with an empty-net goal while upping his career...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:01 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WBEN/AP) — Conor Sheary scored early in the third period to lift the Buffalo Sabres over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Tuesday night. Sheary and Evan Rodrigues each had a goal and an assist for the Sabres, who won their first game back from a bye week and the All-Star break. They...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - A weather-related power failure caused a delay at halftime during No. 18 Buffalo's home game against Ball State. A large portion of the lights went out inside Buffalo's Alumni Arena Tuesday night, just over three minutes into halftime at around the same time a large flash of...
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January 29, 2019 - 6:27 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Empire State Winter Games Torch is traveling through Western New York as it makes its way to the Adirondacks. The torch headed down the slopes of Kissing Bridge in Glenwood and Holiday Valley in Ellicottville. It also traveled through Jamestown, Gowanda, and East Aurora...
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January 18, 2019 - 11:00 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (WBEN/AP) — Thatcher Demko was nervous before stepping on the ice. It sure didn't show. The 23-year-old goalie made 36 saves in his second NHL game, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. "An opportunity for me," Demko...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:37 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jack Eichel scored at 1:10 of overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Seconds after putting a backhand off the post, the Buffalo captain beat goalie Dave Rittich with a low shot to the glove side. Jake McCabe, Evan...
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