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June 21, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Vancouver (WBEN) - With the 7th overall pick the 2019 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected center Dylan Cozens from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL. With the 7th overall pick, we select center Dylan Cozens. Welcome to Buffalo! pic.twitter.com/hjeZApXnVG — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June...
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June 14, 2019 - 1:00 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada's first NBA championship. "We the North!" is now "We the Champs!" Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country's first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge takes over Delaware Park Thursday evening, rain or shine. A less than ideal forecast of showers and thundershowers awaits a field of nearly 14-thousand runners from over 400 companies at the 39th annual event. 39th JP Morgan Corporate...
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June 12, 2019 - 10:58 pm
BOSTON (WBEN/AP) — Ryan O'Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnington stopped 32 shots in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and their first NHL championship. Blues goalie Jordan...
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June 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Josh Allen wasn’t sure what to make of someone referring to him as being a happy-go-lucky person because the Buffalo Bills quarterback wondered if it implied he doesn’t take his job seriously. At the same time, Allen was taken aback Wednesday in deflecting the...
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June 11, 2019 - 3:54 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Fresh off signing an 8-year, $72 million contract extension with the Sabres late last week , Jeff Skinner was at the Key Bank Center to speak to the media about what is now the second largest contract in franchise history. "For me, some of the top things on my list...
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June 08, 2019 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Forward Jeff Skinner is both grateful and motivated by the new contract he signed to remain a member of the Buffalo Sabres for the next eight seasons. He's impressed by the faith the Sabres showed by making him the team's second highest-paid player behind...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP - John Wawrow) - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million contract in addressing one their most pressing offseason needs. Skinner becomes the team's second-highest paid player behind captain Jack Eichel in a deal reached...
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June 05, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill remains confident that 40-goal-scorer Jeff Skinner will re-sign with the team. Contract talks began in January. Botterill says negotiations continue and both sides are focused on having a contract completed before the NHL's...
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June 05, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - While Ralph Krueger was introduced to the media through a conference call shortly after being hired, the 19th coach in the history of the franchise was formally introduced on Wednesday morning. Whether it's through his work, his connections to alumni or his Canadian...
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