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Images of the brains of contact sport athletes vs non-contact sport athletes. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 07, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A study unveiled on Tuesday by concussion experts at the University at Buffalo concluded that CTE is not as prevalent among athletes in contact sports. “News coverage has given the public the impression that CTE is inevitable among professional contact sport athletes,” the...
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Tom Puckett
August 02, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres make a big deal with Carolina. Jeff Skinner joins the blue and gold in a trade for Cliff Pu and three draft picks. Skinner (5’11”, 200 lbs., 5/16/1992) joins the Sabres after spending his first eight NHL seasons with the Hurricanes. In his 579 career games, he...
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July 15, 2018 - 2:00 am
Presented by Fallsview Casino Resort . The Place You Want To Be. STANDINGS (updated Monday mornings): EASTERN - ATLANTIC STANDINGS: EASTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS: NHL STANDINGS: BOLD = WIN ITALICS = LOSS TIMES ARE IN EST PRE-SEASON: SEP. 17: BUFFALO AT COLUMBUS SEP. 18: BUFFALO VS. PITTSBURGH SEP...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres have signed first overall pick Rasmus Dahlin to his three-year entry level contract. Dahlin was taken by Buffalo first overall in the 2018 NHL Draft last month in Dallas, and most recently participated in the team's development camp. Details of the deal were...
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Courtesy of Jach Eichel's Instagram
Tom Puckett
July 06, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Jack Eichel announces on Instagram he's changing his uniform number. He's going from 15 to 9. New season, old number. A post shared by Jack Eichel (@jackeichel11) on The number 9 is familiar to Eichel, as he wore that number playing for Boston University. “For a long time, the...
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July 02, 2018 - 9:00 pm
The thrill is back for Ryan O’Reilly. A trade to the St. Louis Blues has O’Reilly excited about hockey and the future after three consecutive losing seasons with the Buffalo Sabres had him talking about losing his love for the game. Now the 27-year-old center is itching to get back on the ice and...
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July 01, 2018 - 10:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Forward Victor Olofsson had never heard of Rasmus Dahlin until encountering the then-16-year-old defenseman during their first practice together with Frolunda in Sweden two years ago. “He got the puck on the blue line and I was going toward him, and he just put it between...
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Allan Harris
July 01, 2018 - 10:33 am
(WBEN/AP) The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign free-agent goalie Carter Hutton to a three-year, $8.25 million contract. A person with direct knowledge with negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because contracts...
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Tom Puckett
June 27, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is drawing from his championship past in Pittsburgh to provide a boost in Buffalo. The Sabres improved their top-six forward ranks by acquiring Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick in a trade with Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The...
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