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The Bills are 6-2 and 3-0 on the road. The Cleveland Browns are 2-6 and 0-3 at home. Buffalo seemingly should be an obvious favorite heading into Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium. But instead the Browns opened as a three-point favorite Sunday night, although the line has already moved to two in some places. Why? Because the bettors have been all over the Brown…

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Facing a four-week layoff until their next game on Nov. 16 at Boston, the Buffalo Beauts have a two-game win streak to enjoy. Team goals leader Brooke Stacey opened the scoring at 3:04 of the first period and ended it with an empty-net score in the Beauts’ 6-4 triumph over the Connecticut Whale on Sunday at Amherst Northtown Center. The win gave Buffalo (2-2-1) a two…

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Corinne Buie wasn’t wrong when she called the Beauts a “super-fun team to watch.” The fans at the Northtown Center on Friday watched Buffalo erase an early 3-0 deficit to defeat Connecticut in overtime, 5-4. Marie-Jo Pelletier had the game-winner on a power play 4:36 into the extra period. It was the first goal of her professional career. Buie was credited with th…

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By Mike Pesarchick, Buffalo News Corinne Buie is in her fourth season with the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women’s Hockey League, but this year is decidedly different after a whirlwind of change swept through the landscape for pro women’s hockey in North America. Nearly 150 players announced in March that they would sit out the season, meaning the NWHL after the C…

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Tiffany Hsu, a goaltender for Team Chinese Taipei in international competition, has signed with the Beauts, becoming the 100th player to sign with the National Women’s Hockey League this season, the league announced Tuesday. Hsu was named the Best Goalkeeper and led Chinese Taipei to its first World Championship gold medal at the IIHF Division II Group B Women’s World C…

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McKenna Brand scored three times in the opening 12:36 to lead the Boston Pride to an 8-1 rout of the Buffalo Beauts (1-2-0) in a National Women’s Hockey League game at Warrior Arena in Brighton, Mass., on Sunday. Emily Fluke added a pair of goals for the Pride, who lead the NWHL with a 3-0 record, two points in front of the Minnesota Whitecaps (2-1-0). The Boston vic…

Lenka Curmova scored on the power play, and Brooke Stacey and Corinne Buie added tallies in the Buffalo Beauts’ 3-1 victory in their season opener against the Connecticut Whale at the Danbury, Conn. Ice Arena on Saturday afternoon. Buffalo successfully killed off a 5-on-3 Whale power play for 1 minute and 58 seconds in the third period to protect its 2-1 lead. Curmov…

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The Buffalo Beauts will play an outdoor game at RiverWorks on Dec. 28, the National Women's Hockey League announced. The Buffalo Believes Classic will see the Beauts face the Metropolitan Riveters at 6:30 p.m. The venue is expected to hold a capacity of 1,000 fans. “We’re proud and honored to host the Buffalo Believes Classic with the Beauts and the NWHL,” Sean Gr…

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Veteran goaltender Kelsey Neumann signed a contract to return to the Buffalo Beauts, the National Women's Hockey League announced Thursday. Neumann spent two seasons in Buffalo as the third goalie. Neumann, a fan favorite thanks to her role as an ambassador for the “Lift the Mask” mental health initiative, won the Isobel Cup championship with the Beauts in 2017. She …

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Buffalo State women's ice hockey captain Emma Ruggiero is staying home. Ruggiero, a Sacred Heart graduate, signed Thursday with the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's Hockey League, days after she took part in the team's rookie and free agent camp. “I wasn’t going to let an opportunity like this pass,” Ruggiero, a 4-11 forward, said in a news release. “I’m really…

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The Buffalo Beauts have signed forward Kim Brown, who caught the front office's attention during a free agent camp last weekend. Brown, a Toronto native, had six goals and 16 points in her career at Brock University. She developed her game at the Toronto Leaside Wildcats. “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining the Beauts and getting the chance to compete for the I…

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The Buffalo Beauts will play their home games and practice at the Northtown Center at Amherst, town officials confirmed. “They’re going to be here,” said Mary-Diana Pouli, executive director of Amherst’s Youth and Recreation Department, on Monday. The Beauts are set to play 11 of their 12 home games at the facility, which has three NHL-sized rinks and an Olympic-size…

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The Buffalo Beauts will have a free agent camp Saturday and Sunday at the Northtown Center at Amherst in Williamsville, the National Women's Hockey League announced Monday. The league said 18 players have been invited to the camp after requesting invitations, with more expected to be added this week. Players seeking invitations can register here. The camp will be run…

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The dispute over who owns the name and logo of the Buffalo Beauts appears headed for federal district court. The National Women’s Hockey League has filed a request for declaratory judgement in response to a cease-and-desist letter from Buffalo Beauts Hockey, the subsidiary of Pegula Sports and Entertainment that has operated the team. In a complaint filed this week i…