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Most people in Western New York consider the area a much bigger pro hockey town than a pro basketball town. Heck, the folks at WGR 550 SportsRadio barely mention the National Basketball Association during the regular season. But the past two nights of the NHL and NBA playoffs provided a good test of which sport wins the popularity contest in the Buffalo area as the g…

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It should surprise no one that the local rating for Saturday night's Stanley Cup playoff game between San Jose and Las Vegas grew as the Western Conference clash reached its second intermission, when the Buffalo Sabres won the draft lottery and the right to pick Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the No. 1 overall draft pick. The game had a 5.2 rating on WGRZ-TV (Cha…