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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The Stanley Cup was in Buffalo for a visit Tuesday! The 'Keeper of the Cup' Phil Pritchard brought the Cup to the WBEN studios for an extended visit. Check it Out: "Keeper of the Stanley Cup" Phil Pritchard It’s here! #StanleyCup https://t.co/OV1vZpyNUB — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 14, 2019 - 9:25 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another...
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April 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The wins keep piling up for Massachusetts defenseman Cale Makar at the Frozen Four. Some 16 hours after celebrating a 4-3 overtime victory over Denver in the semifinals, Makar won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as the nation's top player Friday. "In my wildest...
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April 11, 2019 - 11:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Marc Del Gaizo thought maybe he was dreaming. There was no other way the freshman defenseman could put into perspective the role he played in helping Massachusetts advance to college hockey's Frozen Four championship game for the first time in school history. "It's...
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April 11, 2019 - 10:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Coach Scott Sandelin isn't taking Minnesota Duluth's third consecutive trip to the Frozen Four championship game for granted because of how difficult it is to get there. It wasn't easy for the Bulldogs once again in pulling out a 4-1 victory over Providence in a tightly...
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Buffalo Sabres
April 09, 2019 - 10:00 pm
TORONTO (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Sabres dropped two positions in the NHL Draft and will select 7th overall following the results of Tuesday evening's NHL Draft Lottery in Toronto. The NHL Entry Draft is June 21 and 22 in Vancouver. This year’s NHL Entry Draft: 1-New Jersey Devils 2-New York Rangers...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local organizers for the Frozen Four, as well as several government officials, gathered at the KeyBank Center on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the opportunity to host the NCAA hockey championship weekend. The stage is set! -- #FrozenFour pic.twitter.com/HDrblgt9vq —...
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April 08, 2019 - 7:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — As much as he enjoyed his season with the Sabres, forward Jeff Skinner isn't going to rush into deciding whether to re-sign with Buffalo or pursue free agency following a career-best 40-goal year. "No, I haven't made any decisions. It's a big decision, and it deserves a...
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April 07, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres Sunday announced the team hasfired Head Coach Phil Housley of his duties. In a statement from the team, General Manager Jason Botterill has announced that Head Coach Phil Housley has been relieved of his duties. Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:01 pm
DETROIT (WBEN/AP) — Jeff Skinner scored twice to reach the 40-goal mark for the first time in his career and the Buffalo Sabres closed out their season with a 7-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin had a goal and an assist, and Sam Reinhart, Conor Sheary,...
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