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WJC: United States wins outdoor matchup with Canada in a shootout

Nearly 10 years after the 2008 Winter Classic took place at Ralph Wilson Stadium, now known as New Era Field, outdoor hockey returned to Orchard Park as the United States and Canada squared off on Friday afternoon as part of 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. After suffering a 3-2 loss...
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Sabres' Josefson looks forward to playing in his old building

Newark, NJ (WGR 550) - Jacob Josefson was a first round pick of the Devils in 2009, but things never worked out as New Jersey had hoped. Josefson played 276 games with the Devils, but never scored more than six goals or 14 points in a season. The 26-year-old was one of Jason Botterill’s free agent...
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WJC: Slovakia upsets the United States; Nylander earns Player of the Game honors

It is arguably one of the biggest upsets at the IIHF World Junior Championship in recent memory. Slovakia, coming in losers of their first game to Team Canada on Wednesday, knocks off the United States 3-2 on Thursday night at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. It was Samuel Bucek who played the hero as he...
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WJC: Luukkonen hoping to use World Juniors as a spring board

Team Finland got their first win of the tournament Thursday afternoon, earning a 4-1 win over Denmark. It was also Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen's first win in goal for the Finns after suffering a 4-2 loss to the Canadians on Tuesday. Luukkonen had a very easy day in net for Finland, stopping six of seven...
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Sabres' Housley misses practice.

Newark, NJ (WGR 550) - The Sabres practiced on Thursday, but Phil Housley was absent. The Sabres head coach was under the weather and stayed in the hotel. Former Blues head coach Davis Payne ran practice. Jordan Nolan’s game seems to keep getting better and he’s been getting more chances to play...
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WJC: USA-Canada outdoor game to go on as planned

Despite there being a Winter Storm Watch in effect for Orchard Park on Friday, the United States and Canada will play their contest at New Era Field as scheduled, as first reported by the Associated Press. Friday's game will take place at 3 p.m. despite the reports from the National Weather Service...
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From the locker room: Sabres-Islanders

The Sabres thought they were on their way to a 2-1 win at Barclays Center on Wednesday, but a replay review helped determine the New York Islanders tied the game 2-2 in regulation. Then, Mathew Barzal scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Islanders a 3-2 win over Buffalo. Go inside...
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Hamilton: Sabres-Islanders Post-Game Thoughts

The Sabres blew a late lead and Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the post-game show to talk about it.
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WJC: Canada dominates Slovakia; Switzerland out-lasts Belarus

It was a quiet day for the five Buffalo Sabres prospects taking part in the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo. All five players were not in game action on Wednesday as just two games took place on Day 2 of the tournament at KeyBank Center. Wednesday's action featured Team Canada back...
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Gamenight: Sabres and Islanders scoreless in first period

The Sabres are back from their three day Christmas break, and begin a long road trip away from KeyBank Center. Buffalo and the Islanders are scoreless in the first period. Check back throughout the night for updates.
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