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Islanders look to retain momentum vs. Sabres
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For the second straight season, the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres will meet at one of the bookends of the NHL's Christmas break. The Islanders will look to build on the momentum they created prior to the break Wednesday night, when they host the reeling Sabres at Barclays Center. The Islanders maintained their standing […]

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Parity catching up to Canada at World Junior Championship
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Canada has more than one score to settle. The United States has a title to defend. And don’t discount Sweden. The 10-nation World Junior hockey championship tournament opens in Buffalo on Tuesday with numerous subplots. The most

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Bills owner criticizes call that overturned Kelvin Benjamin's touchdown catch
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Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula on Tuesday criticized the NFL for its ruling to reverse a touchdown catch by wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin in the first half of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. "They obviously weren't looking at the same television the rest of the country was looking at, were they?" Pegula told […]

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Parity catching up to Canada at world juniors hockey
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Canada has more than one score to settle. The United States has a title to defend. And don't discount Sweden. The 10-nation World Junior hockey championship tournament opens in Buffalo on Tuesday with numerous subplots. The most

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Flyers take too long to find power-play groove
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A power-play surge helped the Flyers turn around their season and get back in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The special team's success didn't continue into Friday night's 4-2 loss in Buffalo, as the Flyers couldn't take advantage of their opportunities until it was too late (see observations). Michael Raffl managed to score a goal […]

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Sabres owners purchase women’s league Buffalo Beauts
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Buffalo Sabres and Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula are expanding their sports holdings by purchasing the National Women’s Hockey League Buffalo Beauts in a first-of-its-kind sale for the 3-year-old professional league. The Pegulas will become the first private owners to have full control of one of the NWHL’s four franchises in a move that […]

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Sabres assign Nylander to play for Sweden Junior team
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned prospect forward Alexander Nylander to play for Sweden in the upcoming World Junior hockey championship. Nylander was the Sabres' first-round pick in the 2016 draft and will be appearing in his third

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Like it or not, boring is working for Flyers
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OK, sorry for that seasonal yet corny intro, but the fact remains the Flyers are on a tear right now, and it continued this past week with three more sound wins to push their winning streak past a handful to six games. The good vibes kept coming Thursday with a grind-it-out 2-1 win over the […]

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Flyers go for sixth straight win, host Stars
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Only five teams in NHL history have ever followed a winless streak of 10 or more games with five consecutive wins. The Philadelphia Flyers, who became the latest team to achieve the feat Thursday night with a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres, might be heartened to know that the other four teams reached the […]

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Now Flyers are on a five-game winning streak
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After a bewildering 10-game losing streak, the Philadelphia Flyers are now on a very different run, as a 2-1 victory against the Buffalo Sabres makes it five straight wins. Interestingly, it seems like the Flyers may be approaching things in a way that would make Bill Parcells nod in approval: lifting themselves up when down […]

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Hurricanes-Sabres Preview
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Things have been starting to look better for the Buffalo Sabres as of late, but they had another reminder on Thursday night that they still have a long way to go. After a dreadful month of November — the Sabres had a stretch where they lost 11 of 12 games — Buffalo began to show […]

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Flyers bid for fifth straight win, host Sabres
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The common thread running through the first two months of the season for the Buffalo Sabres and Philadelphia Flyers is the amount of losing each team was forced to endure.

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