Hockey

Richard Root
May 22, 2017 - 6:32 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Ever since the Pegulas fired General Manager Tim Murray, the fate of negotiations with defenseman Viktor Antipin has been in question. If KHL insider Aivis Kalniņš, is correct, then Sabres fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Kalniņš Tweeted this yesterday: Hearing Viktor Antipin...
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Bufalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that they have hired Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant GM Jason Botterill as the team's new General Manager. Botterill has served as Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant GM since 2009, and has been credited with helping build Stanley Cup champion teams...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:46 pm
New York (WBEN) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman confirms the Buffalo Sabres will face the New York Rangers on the road at Citi Field for the 10th anniversary of the outdoor Winter Classic game in 2018. The game is scheduled on Jan. 1, 2018 at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. The New Year’s...
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Mike Baggerman
May 03, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - How close are the Buffalo Sabres to picking out a new general manager? TSN's Darren Dreger said on Tuesday morning that the Sabres could come up with a decision as early as Wednesday, but Sportsnet's John Shannon explained that it could take a while. "I heard what Darren said...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres have fired both General Manager Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma. The decision was made following a reported second day of meetings between the Pegulas and Murray. Under Murray, the Sabres drafted second overall two straight years and failed to make the...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP-John Wawrow) -- Whatever aspirations Buffalo Sabres second-year center Jack Eichel had of representing the United States at the Winter Olympics have been put on indefinite hold. Same goes for the Toronto Maple Leafs' rookie-of-the-year candidate Auston Matthews. The NHL closed the...
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March 04, 2017 - 5:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Longtime NHL defenseman Ken Klee is out as the coach of the U.S. women's hockey team after leading the Americans to gold medals at the last two world championships. Who's in? The players are waiting to hear, less than a month before the world championships and less than a year before...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue. The UFC and arena owner AEG announced the deal Friday, a day before UFC 209 at the 20,000-seat arena. AEG says the...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue. The UFC and arena owner AEG announced the deal Friday, a day before UFC 209 at the 20,000-seat arena. AEG says the...
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March 02, 2017 - 10:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday and the New York Rangers got third-period goals from Pavel Buchnevich and Oscar Lindberg to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Thursday night. New York, which has beaten Boston five straight times, outscored the Bruins 12-5 while sweeping...
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