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November 30, 2019 - 10:25 pm
TORONTO (WBEN/AP) — John Tavares scored at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Saturday night. Tavares’ 10th goal of the season helped Toronto improve to 4-1-0 in its last five games. William Nylander also scored for the...
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Buffalo Bills
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November 29, 2019 - 7:09 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Josh Allen had a predicable reply when someone asked him if Buffalo’s thorough dismantling of the Cowboys in a Thanksgiving showcase was a signature win for a rising Bills steam. “Just No. 9,” the quarterback said Friday, referencing the Bills’ win total this season...
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Jack Eichel
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November 29, 2019 - 6:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel had two goals and an assist in the Buffalo Sabres’ 6-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. Jimmy Vesey, Jeff Skinner, Casey Mittelstadt and Victor Olofsson also to help Buffalo improve to 12-10-4. Linus Ullmark made 25 saves. The high-scoring game...
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November 29, 2019 - 5:56 am
Cheektowaga (WBEN) - The Buffalo Bills didn't disappoint on Thanksgiving Day and the Bills Mafia didn't disappoint in the wee hours of Black Friday as they stood in the cold and cheered as the team plane arrived back in Bills country from Dallas. It may have been just a regular season game, but...
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November 28, 2019 - 7:51 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (WBEN/AP) —Cole Beasley savored a little extra time on the field with his former teammates after what had to be one of the most satisfying days of the Buffalo receiver’s career. And to think he didn’t even have the most noteworthy play for the Bills’ pass-catchers. John Brown...
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Buffalo Bills
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November 27, 2019 - 11:00 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (WBEN/AP) — While the Dallas Cowboys prepare for another national TV game amid questions about coach Jason Garrett’s future, the Buffalo Bills just want to keep rolling toward the playoffs on a bigger stage than usual. Never mind that Dallas is technically in a better postseason...
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Buffalo Sabres
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November 27, 2019 - 9:54 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Elias Lindholm scored on a wraparound 1:17 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Matthew Tkachuk had a goal and set up the winner in a game played in front of a backdrop of uncertainty and questions regarding...
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Cole beasley
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November 27, 2019 - 7:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Ahead of his long-awaited return to Dallas, Cole Beasley is having too much fun with his new team to dwell on the past. Beasley’s Buffalo Bills (8-3) will head to Dallas to take on the Cowboys (6-5) on Thanksgiving. It will be Beasley’s first game against his former...
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Terry Pegula
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November 26, 2019 - 3:19 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills owner Terry Pegula happily made his way through the locker room congratulating each person he met after his team improved to 8-3, marking Buffalo’s best record through 11 games in 23 years. “Real proud,” Pegula said. “Good run. Got to keep going.”...
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