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The Sabres said at the end of development camp they were pondering where goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen would play next season and it appears they will have a much shorter jaunt to follow his progress. Luukkonen, who was drafted No. 3 overall in the CHL Import Draft at the end of June, has opted to come to North America and will play next season for the Sudbury Wolves …

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The Buffalo Sabres sent winger Hudson Fasching to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night and received the rights to defenseman Brandon Hickey and forward Mike Sislo, two unsigned players who could augment their development pool. Hickey, 22, was the captain of Boston University this season, leading the Terriers to their second Hockey East championship as he had six goals …

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Finnish goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, the Sabres' second-round pick in last year's draft, has signed a three-year, entry level contract, the team announced. Luukkonen is likely at least two to three years away from being in the NHL and could remain in Finland next year and delay the start of his entry-level contract. He spent most of last season with Leki (Mestis)…

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The 2018 World Junior Championship is down to the final eight teams. With the preliminary round in the rearview mirror, it's win and move on. One team from each preliminary round group was eliminated -- Denmark in Group A and Belarus in Group B. The remaining teams will all play Tuesday in a four-game slate featuring three battles at KeyBank Center and one at HarborCent…

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Alex Nylander showed why they call him the Snipe Show in Sweden's 3-1 win against Czech Republic in the World Junior Championship Thursday. The Buffalo Sabres prospect capitalized on a power play opportunity early in the third period with a laser from inside the left dot to the top right corner. The puck snuck through a pair of Czech sticks and hit the top corner with s…

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It was an uneven start to the World Junior Championship for Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen. Finland's No. 1 goaltender  is thrilled to be back in Buffalo, where  he impressed fans at development camp in July after the Sabres drafted him in the second round in June in Chicago.  Wearing his trademark orange gloves and pads we saw over  the summer, he would have liked  to have put o…

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Sabres prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen is one step closer to returning to Buffalo. Finland released the roster for its world junior training camp today, and Luukkonen was one of three goaltenders to make the list. Buffalo selected him in the second round of this year's NHL Draft. The 18-year-old is playing in Finland's second league and has a .911 save percentage in 15 ga…