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June 12, 2019 - 10:58 pm
BOSTON (WBEN/AP) — Ryan O'Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnington stopped 32 shots in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and their first NHL championship. Blues goalie Jordan...
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June 08, 2019 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Forward Jeff Skinner is both grateful and motivated by the new contract he signed to remain a member of the Buffalo Sabres for the next eight seasons. He's impressed by the faith the Sabres showed by making him the team's second highest-paid player behind...
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June 07, 2019 - 10:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP - John Wawrow) - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million contract in addressing one their most pressing offseason needs. Skinner becomes the team's second-highest paid player behind captain Jack Eichel in a deal reached...
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June 05, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill remains confident that 40-goal-scorer Jeff Skinner will re-sign with the team. Contract talks began in January. Botterill says negotiations continue and both sides are focused on having a contract completed before the NHL's...
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May 14, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Ralph Krueger is returning to North America to coach the Buffalo Sabres in a bid to turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach...
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April 08, 2019 - 7:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — As much as he enjoyed his season with the Sabres, forward Jeff Skinner isn't going to rush into deciding whether to re-sign with Buffalo or pursue free agency following a career-best 40-goal year. "No, I haven't made any decisions. It's a big decision, and it deserves a...
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April 07, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres Sunday announced the team hasfired Head Coach Phil Housley of his duties. In a statement from the team, General Manager Jason Botterill has announced that Head Coach Phil Housley has been relieved of his duties. Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:01 pm
DETROIT (WBEN/AP) — Jeff Skinner scored twice to reach the 40-goal mark for the first time in his career and the Buffalo Sabres closed out their season with a 7-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin had a goal and an assist, and Sam Reinhart, Conor Sheary,...
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April 02, 2019 - 10:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Ryan Johansen scored the go-ahead goal 6:32 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators stayed in the hunt for the Central Division title with a 3-2 win over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist and Craig Smith also...
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March 31, 2019 - 8:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 38 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets won their fifth straight by beating the free-falling Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Sunday night. The Blue Jackets continued to close in on their third straight playoff berth while entering the final week...
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