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Breakaways are fun. Odd-man rushes are exciting. Hard work to keep the puck wins games. The Buffalo Sabres see that now. A five-minute stretch during the second period Friday helped the Sabres end their seven-game winless skid. One after another, the players hopped over the boards and pinned the Edmonton Oilers in their zone. It led to the opening goal in Buffa…

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The Rochester Americans blitzed Binghamton with five first-period goals in a 10-3 win over the visiting Senators at Blue Cross Arena Friday night. The last time the Amerks scored 10 goals in a game was a 10-4 win over Binghamton back in 2006. They’re the first team in the AHL to net 10 since Toronto’s 10-5 win over Rochester in February of 2016. Steve Moses, Evan…

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As the clock hit zero Friday night, the fans rose to their feet with a standing ovation. It was time for the Buffalo Sabres and the KeyBank Center crowd to enjoy a victory. It had been awhile. The Sabres ended a seven-game winless skid with a 3-1 victory over Edmonton. Buffalo kept the Oilers quiet for most of the night to earn their first win since beating Washingto…

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They were dogged by their fans, pounded by the media both in Buffalo and out of town and given multiple tsk-tsks by their coaching staff for their weak play during a seven-game losing streak. So the Sabres have to be hoping they found a seminal moment after Wednesday's loss to Minnesota when newcomer but two-time Stanley Cup champion Jordan Nolan aired some dirty laundr…

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While the Sabres go through some huge growing pains, General Manager Jason Botterill is happy at some of the talk he's heard the last couple of days. Talk is about all the team has at the NHL level, but Botterill is more than impressed with what's going on in Rochester as the Amerks battle in the high-rent district of the AHL's North Division. "You've heard a lot about …

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After an unwelcome spin on the rumor mill, Carey Price is ready for a twirl on the ice. The Montreal Canadiens' star goaltender, who has been out since Nov. 2 with a lower-body injury, will return Saturday when the Buffalo Sabres visit Bell Centre. Price dealt with more than an injury during his time away. Rumors enveloped the goaltender and his family. The biggest w…

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The Buffalo Sabres host the Edmonton Oilers at 7 in KeyBank Center. http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/24/sabres-vs-oilers-five-things-to-know/ http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/24/ristolainen-returning-to-sabres-lineup-nelson-sent-to-amerks/ Follow along with our team's coverage: https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/sabres-coverage

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The New York Rangers unveiled their jerseys for the Jan. 1 Winter Classic on Friday following the Sabres' reveal earlier this week. The Rangers and Sabres play at Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets. Here is what the jerseys look like for both teams: https://twitter.com/NHL/status/934111901356871682 https://twitter.com/NHL/status/933350731087843328 htt…

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After an unwelcome spin on the rumor mill, Carey Price is ready for a twirl on the ice. The Montreal Canadiens' star goaltender, who has been out since Nov. 2 with a lower-body injury, will return Saturday when the Buffalo Sabres visit Bell Centre. Price dealt with more than an injury during his time away. Rumors enveloped the goaltender and his family. The biggest w…

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It's the Sabres and Edmonton Oilers Friday night at 7 in KeyBank Center, the third career meeting with 2015 draft studs Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid (each missed one matchup in their first two seasons). Here are Five Things to Know about tonight's game: 1. Risto is back: Rasmus Ristolainen has missed nine games with an upper-body injury suffered Nov. 2 in Arizona a…

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The Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers enter tonight's game in KeyBank Center with a combined record of 13-25-6. The Sabres are last in the Eastern Conference and one point out of the NHL's overall basement. The Oilers are seventh in the Pacific Division and 14th in the West. In fact, Edmonton and Buffalo are Nos. 29 and 30, respectively, in the 31-team NHL entering the…

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The checklist is once again complete, from sea to shining sea and from Quebec to British Columbia. Now that this corner has been to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, every NHL arena has once again been visited. Readers ask about the best buildings all the time and knowing this column was coming, it was time to make a count of how many plac…

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After nine games on the sidelines, the Sabres' top defenseman is back. Rasmus Ristolainen skated on the top pair with Marco Scandella at the morning skate Friday, paving the way for him to play Friday night when the Sabres host the Edmonton Oilers. Ristolainen has been out since suffering an upper-body injury Nov. 2 in Arizona. Ristolainen has five assists in 13 game…

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This has been the most challenging stretch in Matt Moulson's professional hockey career. The 34-year-old has been a regular in an NHL lineup since the 2009-10 season when he played all 82 games for the New York Islanders. He played 81 games the past two seasons for the Buffalo Sabres. But now, the forward has become the routine healthy scratch in the Sabres lineup…

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The rink is not a fun place for the Buffalo Sabres these days. The atmosphere in KeyBank Center was grim Thursday morning as about half the Sabres took to the ice for a light, optional workout after a team meeting. Four losses in a row and a seven-game winless streak will do that. "It's obviously not very much fun to be at the rink right now and that's never a good f…