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Phil Housley has yet to make any public comments since he was fired as the Buffalo Sabres' coach Sunday afternoon. However, his wife, Karin, a Republican state senator in Minnesota since 2013, did not pull punches Monday night on Twitter, writing that "patience is rare" and pointed out the team's improvement under his guidance this season. "So proud of my husband @ph…

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The Buffalo Sabres upped the fun quotient at the end of practice Tuesday in HarborCenter, but it also seemed that coach Phil Housley was sending a message of what might be looming in a game sooner or later. Housley decided to practice 3-on-3 simulations, and the starting unit in Gold would seem to be coming to an overtime near you. Jack Eichel at center. Jeff Skinner…

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Sabres coach Phil Housley directed practice Tuesday in HarborCenter but was a man on the move in the afternoon, heading back to his native Minnesota to join his wife, Karin, as she waits for the result of her bid for the United States Senate. Karin Housley, a Republican currently serving in the State Senate, is in a runoff election with current seat holder Tina Smith fo…

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LAS VEGAS — Phil Housley has a hockey game to run here Tuesday night, but the Buffalo Sabres coach is offering support to his wife, as her campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in their native Minnesota is dealing with a firestorm of criticism. Karin Housley's campaign is in crisis management mode after a story in the Huffington Post published Monday revealed Facebook posts t…

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PHILADELPHIA — Michal Neuvirth had not started a game since Nov. 28 and had not won one since Nov. 2. So the former Sabres goaltender was one of the happiest people in Wells Fargo Center after making 30 saves Sunday to help the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over Buffalo. The Flyers head into their bye week on a three-game winning streak and are 4-1 in their last five…