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January 14, 2019 - 11:51 pm
Edmonton, Alberta (WBEN/AP) - Two players mired in major scoring slumps provided plenty of offense for the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Milan Lucic and Zack Kassian each scored a pair of goals as the Oilers defeated the Buffalo Sabres 7-2. "It feels good as an individual to pop a couple tonight, but...
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Allan Harris
January 13, 2019 - 8:43 am
(WBEN/AP) With Jeremy Harris and the rest of Buffalo's offense misfiring, the senior guard took comfort in knowing the Bulls could still rely on their defense. "I think that's the reason why we're so good, is because we've got so many good players that can break out any given night," Harris said. "...
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January 12, 2019 - 10:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — For the second game in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning started off slow. And once again, they rallied for a win. Steven Stamkos scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:16 remaining to lead the Lightning to a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. It followed a...
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January 11, 2019 - 10:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (WBEN/AP) — Sebastian Aho scored two goals off the skates of Buffalo defensemen, and the Carolina Hurricanes held on to beat the Sabres 4-3 on Friday night, spoiling Jeff Skinner's return to Raleigh. Micheal Ferland had a deflected goal and two assists, Justin Williams also scored and...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jeff Skinner got his 29th goal of the season and the Buffalo Sabres scored five times in the second period on their way to a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. C.J. Smith, Casey Mittelstadt, Jake McCabe and Lawrence Pilut also scored for Buffalo, which...
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Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2019 - 9:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Four local professional wrestlers are recovering after a scary accident on I-90 over the weekend. Kevin Pufpaff, Kevin Bennett, Danny Garcia, and Kevin Lockwood, were driving back to Western New York from an independent wrestling show in Montreal on Sunday when they struck a...
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January 06, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson is forgoing his senior season by declaring himself eligible for the NFL draft. Jackson calls it a "once in a lifetime opportunity" in a posting Sunday on Instagram . He has been contemplating his future since placing his name into...
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January 05, 2019 - 9:57 pm
BOSTON (WBEN/AP) — Chris Wagner and David Backes scored, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight victory. Boston won three of four games in the season series against Buffalo. Rask was looking for his first shutout of...
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January 03, 2019 - 10:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jeff Skinner scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres ended a seven-game skid against Florida by defeating the Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night. Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, and Tage Thompson also scored in a game the Sabres played minus injured captain Jack Eichel...
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January 03, 2019 - 8:19 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550 - Paul Hamilton) - For the second season is a row, Jack Eichel is the only Sabre to be named to the NHL All-Star Game. In 40 games this season, Eichel has 15 goals and 34 assists for 49 points. Last year in Tampa, Eichel played two games for the Atlantic Division and had a goal...
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