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February 17, 2019 - 8:53 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (WBEN/AP) — After going more than 13 months between wins, Cory Schneider is on a winning streak. So are the New Jersey Devils. Schneider made 34 saves to pick up his second win in three days and Kyle Palmieri had a goal and two assists as the Devils posted a 4-1 victory over the...
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February 15, 2019 - 10:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots, including 13 in the final period, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Vladislav Namestnikov scored twice in the final four minutes, while also adding an assist. Jesper Fast and...
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February 12, 2019 - 9:38 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel set up two goals in leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 win over Metropolitan Division-leading New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Jason Pominville scored the go-ahead goal 6:49 into the second period by crashing the net and redirecting Eichel's backhand...
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February 10, 2019 - 5:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal by redirecting Josh Morrissey's centering pass with 3:55 remaining and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Sunday to snap an 0-2-1 skid. Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves to help the Jets end their longest winless streak of...
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February 10, 2019 - 7:12 am
(WBEN/AP) Battling through injuries and playing without one of its best players for a half, No. 23 the University at Buffalo Bulls were resilient and rallied for its 22nd straight win at home. Jeremy Harris had 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and the Bulls overcame an 18-point first half...
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February 09, 2019 - 5:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Casey Mittelstadt and Kyle Okposo scored power-play goals and the Buffalo Sabres won for just the fourth time in 11 games by beating the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Saturday. Linus Ullmark stopped 28 shots, bouncing back after allowing 10 goals on 75 shots in his previous two...
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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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