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Pat Malacaro
March 27, 2017 - 19:03 pm
Brian Gionta's 15th goal of the season was the game winner, and came in the captain's 1000th NHL game to help the Sabres defeat the Florida Panther 4-2 on Monday night at KeyBank Center. First Period 18:35 - An early power play could get Buffalo out in front and firing on all cylinders. Jack Eichel...
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March 27, 2017 - 17:03 pm
The Buffalo Bills have added to their defensive line, claiming defensive end Scott Crichton off waivers from the Minnesota Vikings. Crichton was cut by the Vikings on Monday after being taken in the third round (72nd overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft out of Oregon State University. Crichton does not...
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Sal Capaccio
March 27, 2017 - 14:03 pm
The Raiders are headed to Sin City. In a vote of 31-1, NFL owners approved the relocation of the franchise from Oakland to Las Vegas. The team will play in Oakland in 2017 and 2018 before exploring options in 2019. Their new stadium in Las Vegas will not be ready until the 2020 season. Owner Mark...
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Paul Hamilton
March 27, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Brian Gionta was growing up in Rochester, he never dreamed he’d play 1,000 NHL games and score almost 300 NHL goals. The 38-year-old winger is at the end of a three year deal he signed with his hometown team. Before that, he was captain of the Montreal Canadiens and...
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Sal Capaccio
March 27, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Almost three weeks into free agency and just over a month before the NFL Draft, here’s a look at the Bills current roster and salary cap situation: According to the NFLPA’s public salary cap report, the Bills have exactly $12,554,520 remaining in salary cap space for 2017. It isn’t clear if this...
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March 27, 2017 - 09:03 am
WGR 550 – Time to check your brackets in the WGR March bracket challenge sponsored by Reed Jenss. The players with the biggest bracket at the ned of the tournament wins a $1000 gift certificate from Reeds Jenss. It’s likely a lot of brackets were upset over the weekend as few would have selected –...
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Brayton Wilson
March 27, 2017 - 07:03 am
Two Buffalo Sabres prospects will play for the chance to capture an NCAA Division I Ice Hockey Championship in Chicago, Illinois beginning on April 6. West Seneca native Sean Malone and the Harvard Crimson are on their way to the Windy City after a pair of wins over the weekend in the East Regional...
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March 26, 2017 - 00:03 am
The Buffalo Bandits lost to the Rochester Knighthawks 11-10 on Saturday night after blowing a three-goal lead in the fourth quarter. Buffalo took an 8-5 lead into the final quarter before Rochester scored three goals in a span of 59 seconds to tie the game. The teams traded goals in the final...
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Pat Malacaro
March 25, 2017 - 19:03 pm
Jack Eichel scored twice in the second period and assisted on another goal to lead the Sabres to a 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. First Period 17:41 - The energy inside of the building is palpable. With the amount of Maple Leafs fans here tonight there...
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Paul Hamilton
March 25, 2017 - 11:03 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres are getting healthier, but they still needed to call up a defenseman from Rochester. Brady Austin played his first two NHL games against Detroit and Pittsburgh. Friday night, Austin played his 200th AHL game for the Amerks. In 62 games with Rochester the big...
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