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January 04, 2020 - 4:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday. Conor Sheary and Henri Jokiharju also scored for the Sabres in their second straight win. Linus Ullmark made 32 saves. Florida lost for the second time in three games...
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January 04, 2020 - 12:59 am
HOUSTON (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills have lost five straight playoff games since a 37-22 win over Miami in a wild-card game on Dec. 30, 1995. The Jim Kelly-led team followed with a 40-21 loss at Pittsburgh the next week. Buffalo’s playoff-victory drought is the third longest active streak in the...
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January 02, 2020 - 10:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel scored on a penalty shot 1:09 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Eichel was awarded the penalty shot after Edmonton's Oscar Klefbom interfered with the Sabres' captain as he...
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FILE - At left, in a Jan. 3, 1993, file photo, Buffalo Bills cornerback Nate Odoms gets a lift from teammate Henry Jones after intercepting a pass by Warren Moon of the Houston Oilers during an overtime period of an AFC wild-card game to set up Steve Christie's game winning field goal, in Orchard Park, N.Y. At right, Bills kicker Steve Christie, right, celebrates his game-winning field goal with quarterback Frank Reich. The Bills, down 32 points, beat the Oilers 41-38. (AP Photo/John Hickey, File)
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January 02, 2020 - 8:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Warren Moon occasionally gets text messages from friends whenever some TV station broadcasts what he dejectedly calls “That Game.” And each time, Moon shakes his head in dismay, as if the former quarterback would have any interest in revisiting one of the...
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January 01, 2020 - 11:01 pm
NFL teams playing this weekend have a tough road to Miami for the Super Bowl. That's obvious. How difficult is it for the teams seeded Nos. 3-6? Since 1990, when the current 12-team playoff format was introduced, it's happened only 12 times and none since the 2012 Ravens. Meanwhile, teams with a...
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Buffalo Sabres
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December 31, 2019 - 10:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli each added a goal and an...
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Josh Allen
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December 31, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Whatever bad memories Bills quarterback Josh Allen had of his first and only game NFL game at Houston have been pushed aside some 14 months later. There’s no need to remind the second-year player of leaving the game in the third quarter with a sprained throwing elbow...
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December 31, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander acknowledges how Buffalo’s previous playoff appearance two years ago might have been a fluke. “That 9-7 team that made the playoffs?” Alexander said, recalling how the Bills had all the tiebreakers go their way —...
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December 29, 2019 - 10:12 pm
BOSTON (WBEN/AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored two power-play goals 18 seconds apart early in the third after sitting on the bench for much of the opening period, and the Boston Bruins completed a home-and-home sweep of the Buffalo Sabres with a 3-2 victory Sunday night. David Pastrnak added his NHL-...
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