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The 2018 World Junior Championship is down to the final eight teams. With the preliminary round in the rearview mirror, it's win and move on. One team from each preliminary round group was eliminated -- Denmark in Group A and Belarus in Group B. The remaining teams will all play Tuesday in a four-game slate featuring three battles at KeyBank Center and one at HarborCent…

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Alex Nylander showed why they call him the Snipe Show in Sweden's 3-1 win against Czech Republic in the World Junior Championship Thursday. The Buffalo Sabres prospect capitalized on a power play opportunity early in the third period with a laser from inside the left dot to the top right corner. The puck snuck through a pair of Czech sticks and hit the top corner with s…

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It was an uneven start to the World Junior Championship for Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen. Finland's No. 1 goaltender  is thrilled to be back in Buffalo, where  he impressed fans at development camp in July after the Sabres drafted him in the second round in June in Chicago.  Wearing his trademark orange gloves and pads we saw over  the summer, he would have liked  to have put o…

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Sabres prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen is one step closer to returning to Buffalo. Finland released the roster for its world junior training camp today, and Luukkonen was one of three goaltenders to make the list. Buffalo selected him in the second round of this year's NHL Draft. The 18-year-old is playing in Finland's second league and has a .911 save percentage in 15 ga…