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It's another afternoon game for the Buffalo Sabres, and they hope to avoid more matinee madness when they meet the Washington Capitals today in a 3:05 start in KeyBank Center. The Caps are just 1-1-2 in their last four games while Buffalo is 1-2-1. Here are Five Things to Know about today's game: 1. Chad Johnson will be in goal for injured Robin Lehner The Sabres …

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Two games into a hockey season is no reason to panic but there's nevertheless a sense of growing concern in Pittsburgh, where the October schedule is really up against the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins. They suffered a 5-4 overtime loss Wednesday to St. Louis on Cup banner-raising night in PPG Paints Arena, then suffered the worst loss of the Sidney Crosby era…

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Adam Benigni of WGRZ returned to the hosting seat on Sunday, just to the right of News columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan for another episode of "Sports Talk Sunday." Topics focused on the future of the Bills and the Sabres, a look into the NHL and NBA playoffs, and the usual Extra Points segment where each of the panelists offers his own insight of the moment.…