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November 21, 2018 - 11:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Tired of coming from behind during their NHL-best winning streak, the Buffalo Sabres went out and did something about it. Jeff Skinner and the Sabres got off to a fast start Wednesday night as Buffalo scored four first-period goals on its way to a 5-2 victory over the...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — With a nine-day layoff between games, Buffalo's players challenged each other in practice to stay sharp. They may have given each other a tougher test than Dartmouth did on Wednesday night. Nick Perkins had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 22 Buffalo scored the first 15...
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November 19, 2018 - 10:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — Jake Eichel's shot squirted past Casey DeSmith 45 seconds into overtime as the surging Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Monday night. The Sabres won their sixth straight by overcoming a three-goal deficit. Casey Mittelstadt tied it with...
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November 19, 2018 - 11:41 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Coming off their best offensive performance of the season — and an extra week of rest — the Buffalo Bills have their starting quarterback back. Josh Allen will make his return against the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Sean McDermott said on Monday. Allen was a full...
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November 17, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WBEN/AP) — Jason Pominville scored with 1:30 remaining and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin had his second career goal and added an assist for...
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Buffalo Sabres forward Conor Sheary (43) scores in the shootout against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit during an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Jason Halstead/The Associated Press via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 7:16 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Conor Sheary and Carter Hutton gave the surging Buffalo Sabres another full two points in the standings. Sheary scored in the seventh round of a shootout, Hutton stopped 25 shots and the Sabres beat the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory...
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November 14, 2018 - 10:54 pm
ATHENS, Ohio (WBEN/AP) — Nathan Rourke threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another, A.J. Ouellette had 196 yards rushing and three total scores, and Ohio upset Buffalo 52-17 on Wednesday night. Ohio (7-4, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) needs to beat Akron next week and have Buffalo (9-2, 6-1)...
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November 14, 2018 - 12:20 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - We're currently watching what could be considered a golden age of UB sports. #️⃣2️⃣5️⃣ The Bulls are nationally ranked for the first time in school history! #UBhornsUp #UBLegendary pic.twitter.com/As9qid1DeG — UB Men's Basketball (@UBmenshoops) November 12, 2018 The men's...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo coach Lance Leipold interjected when asked how quickly it took him to turn around a team that went from two victories to being on the verge of winning 10 games for the first time since the university began tracking football records in 1894. “Quickly? I don’t know...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Frantic as the final minute appeared, Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton reveled in the challenge of staring down Nikita Kucherov and the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning. "It was mayhem," Hutton said after stopping 29 shots to preserve a 2-1 win over the Eastern...
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