Ice hockey

(WBEN) - It appears that a couple Buffalo Sabres got up close and personal with the President's daughter after a recent game in Washington. Tiffany Trump posted a photo of herself with Sabres goalie Robin Lehner and the recently traded Evander Kane after the Sabres' game against the Washington...
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February 21, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sabres forward Evander Kane doesn't need a fortune teller to understand he's down to his final days in Buffalo when acknowledging he expects to be dealt before the NHL's trading deadline on Monday. "Yeah, if that's the answer you guys are waiting for," Kane told reporters...
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The road to a gold medal ended for former Buffalo Sabre Brian Gionta, and Willamsville's David Leggio when the Czech Republic eliminated the United States Mens' Hockey team from the Olympics with a 3-2 victory in the quarterfinals Wednesday. "It's tough when it comes down to the shootout," U.S...
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February 17, 2018 - 6:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings took advantage of the Buffalo Sabres' second-period meltdown to snap a three-game skid and keep pace in the tightly contested Western Conference playoff race. Kopitar and rookie Michael Amadio each had two goals in a 4-2 win, which...
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February 14, 2018 - 10:41 am
The USA Mens' Hockey team- with former Sabre Brian Gionta and Williamsville's David Leggio -- had an expected loss Wednesday morning in an overtime defeat to Slovenia, 3-2. Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation as Slovenia came back to stun the United States at...
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson set an Olympic record for the fastest back-to-back goals by a man or a woman, scoring 6 seconds apart in the second period as the United States shut out the Russians 5-0 on Tuesday night. Lamoureux-Davidson not only topped Canada's Caroline...
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February 12, 2018 - 5:38 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Tyson Jost and the speedy Colorado Avalanche caught the Buffalo Sabres flatfooted through most of the first 50 minutes on Sunday night. By the time the Sabres could recover, the Avalanche built what proved to be an insurmountable lead in hanging on for a 5-4 victory. "We'...
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January 05, 2018 - 10:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Tyler Steenbergen re-directed in Connor Timmins' pass to break a tie with 1:40 left and Canada beat Sweden 3-1 to win the world junior hockey championship Friday night. With the mostly red-and-white, Maple Leaf-flag-waving crowd still celebrating, Alex Formenton then...
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January 04, 2018 - 9:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sweden reminded the United States how difficult it is to earn a medal at the world junior hockey championship. Filip Gustavsson made 29 saves and Sweden had a three-goal third period to beat the defending champion Americans 4-2 on Thursday in the semifinals. "You have a...
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January 03, 2018 - 6:13 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The United States used another late goal to continue its gold medal defense at the world junior hockey championship. Kieffer Bellows scored his second goal with 7:29 left in the third period to lead the U.S. in a 4-2 quarterfinal victory over Russia on Tuesday night...
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