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A Sabres franchise long mired in the depths of the National Hockey League standings, finishing in last place in three of the last five seasons, had nowhere to go but up. And an offseason overhaul of the roster is inspiring optimism that Buffalo is poised to finally resurface as a playoff contender. Thirty-seven percent of those who voted in an informal Buffalo News poll…

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Buffalo is a sports town. It's a Sabres town. It's a Bills town. At its core, however, Buffalo is a people town. The sports teams just strengthen the bond between residents, unite them in fun, laughter and heartbreak. As much as the Sabres need a high-scoring winger, puck-moving defenseman and steady goaltender, they need to regain their elite standing in the communi…

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Forget the fact he's a local boy who made the big leagues. What made Patrick Kaleta a fan favorite in Buffalo was his relentless attitude. He never took a shift off. Nothing has changed. A typical day for Kaleta includes coaching teenagers, helping a charity, introducing kids to hockey, meeting with consultants for the sports complex he's building, planning unforgett…

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This story was originally published Sept. 13, 2014. The moment was classic Fred Jackson. In overtime last Sunday, the oldest player on the Buffalo Bills roster – the oldest running back in the NFL by 10 months – took a handoff, burst through the line untouched, cut up the left sideline and dashed deep into Chicago Bears territory. Already a game-sealing play, what…