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May 31, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Dan Marr will never forget the first time Jack Hughes landed on his radar as a potential top NHL draft prospect. It happened last summer, when the NHL Central Scouting director was attending a skills camp in Toronto. After listing New Jersey’s Taylor Hall,...
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Tom Puckett
December 26, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Today marks the first games of the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championships, being played at HarborCenter, Key Bank Center, and one game Friday at New Era Field. One game will be played today at 2pm at HarborCenter, and three games will be played at Key Bank Center , noon, 4pm and...
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Crews setting up the ice rink at New Era Field on Dec. 19 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
December 26, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tuesday marks the start of the IIHF World Junior's Hockey Championships in Buffalo. The action starts with a noon game between Czech Republic and Russia at KeyBank Center, but the most talked about matchup will be this Friday when the United States hosts Canada in the first...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:18 am
Terry and Kim Pegula's Pegula Sports and Entertainment LLC. has announced they have bought the National Womens Hockey League's Buffalo Beauts, adding women''s hockey to a sports team portfolio that already includes the Buffalo Sabres and Bills The Beauts were founded as an original NWHL team when...
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AP photo, 2008
As part of the World Junior Hockey Championships coming to Buffalo, the Buffalo Sabres and Bills are offering a special opportunity for fans to skate outdoors at New Era Field for a price. The tournament will include an outdoor game between the US and Canada at the stadium on December 29, and as...
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Tim Wenger
July 02, 2017 - 12:15 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It certainly wasn't what you expected to see rinkside inside HarborCenter as the marathon 11 Day Power Play hockey game was in its ninth day; a complete bridal party in their suits and gowns standing along the glass and cheering on the players. Within an hour of exchanging...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing...
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Photo: WGR Sports Radio 550
May 02, 2017 - 4:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - KeyBank Center will continue its role as host of the NHL Combine through 2019. The home of the Buffalo Sabres has been the site for the NHL combine for each of the last two seasons. The combine showcases the top draft-eligible prospects from North America and Europe ahead of...
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WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
May 02, 2017 - 10:47 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With a couple weeks to go before the shovels hit the ground for the new Explore and More Children's Museum in the Canalside district of Buffalo, officials gathered to announce a $1 million charitable gift to help in construction from the New Era Cap Foundation, Buffalo Bils...
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March 14, 2017 - 10:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo leaders and others gathered inside the KeyBank Center lobby on Tuesday to promote the upcoming NCAA Tournament in Buffalo. Thousands of college basketball fans are expected to converge to Buffalo later this week and are expected to contribute about $8 million to the...
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