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Friday, September 30, 2016

This is the last in a series of profiles on the 2016 inductees into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.By John VoglNEWS SPORTS REPORTERName: Alexander Mogilny.Sport: Hockey.Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia.Born: Feb. 18, 1969.Career overview: Pat LaFontaine played on teams with Wayne Gretzky, Mike Modano and Brett Hull,... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, September 30, 2016

This is the last in a series of profiles on the 2016 inductees into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame. Name: Alexander Mogilny Sport: Hockey Hometown: Khabarovsk, Russia Born: Feb. 18, 1969 Career overview: Pat LaFontaine played on teams with Wayne Gretzky, Mike Modano and Brett Hull, yet he never... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, September 30, 2016

The preseason keeps barreling along as Buffalo plays its fourth of seven exhibitions Friday night when Toronto visits KeyBank Center. The Sabres earned a 1-0 shootout victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday in St. Catharines, Ont. Here are five things to know heading into the rematch: 1. Dmitry Kulikov, acquired... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, September 29, 2016

TORONTO -- For 57 minutes, the Team Canada coronation was a flop. But those last three minutes? Rate them as another incredible chapter on the ice here in the Great White North. There's plenty to say about the World Cup of Hockey, both pro and con. Team North America was historic for its wonder, Team USA historic for... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 29, 2016

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Anders Nilsson knew a couple of guys when he arrived in the Sabres’ dressing room, most notably former teammates Matt Moulson and Kyle Okposo, but to everyone else he was a mystery. Playing the most important position on the team, it was up to the goaltender to get off to a good start and make... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 29, 2016

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – The Sabres' offense is still in an offseason slumber. It should wake up when the power play does. Buffalo eked out a 1-0 shootout victory over Toronto on Thursday, getting the only goal when Matt Moulson scored on the Sabres' fourth attempt of the shootout. Buffalo has scored three regulation... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 29, 2016

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Lounging around wasn’t doing Rasmus Ristolainen any good, so he figured the best way to stay in shape was to skate with the Buffalo Sabres. He hopes to get paid for it one of these days. Ristolainen reported to Sabres training camp without a contract Thursday, a “good will” gesture that... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, September 29, 2016

TORONTO -- Sidney Crosby has won the World Juniors, the World Championships, the Olympics and the Stanley Cup. Thursday night in Air Canada Centre, he gets a chance to add the World Cup to his glittering resume as Team Canada tries to sweep the best-of-three series from Team Europe. "It's exciting as a player to be in... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 29, 2016

Alexander Nylander has skated with his brother, William, countless times in his life. He’s never skated against him, however. That will change Thursday night. Buffalo’s Alexander Nylander and Toronto’s William will be in the lineup for their respective teams when the Sabres and Maple Leafs meet in Meridian... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, September 29, 2016

TORONTO -- After the end of a normal NHL playoff series or perhaps a nation vs. nation event like the World Championships, players go their different ways but many know they'll be back together again in a few months or at some time in the future for the next international competition. Team Europe is in a different... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 29, 2016

Rasmus Ristolainen is back with the Sabres. He's not close to a contact, however. The restricted free agent arrived in KeyBank Center on Thursday as a "good will" gesture while waiting for a new deal. Buffalo and representatives for the 21-year-old defenseman are not close in their negotiations, but Ristolainen will... Read More

By Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges, baseball and hockey for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed an Ironman along with numerous marathons and half marathons. Amy Moritz » Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Jack Eichel got an unexpected wake-up call Wednesday morning. His roommate and teammate Sam Reinhart was strumming a guitar in the apartment they share. Welcome back to Buffalo, Jack. “He thinks he’s an artist but he woke me up,” Eichel said. What song was he playing? “Ah, he was just strumming the... Read More

By Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges, baseball and hockey for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed an Ironman along with numerous marathons and half marathons. Amy Moritz » Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Zach Bogosian said he hasn’t felt this good in a while. The summer had been good to the 26-year-old defenseman who spent time taking care of a lower body injury he suffered in last season’s penultimate game. He once again committed himself to his off-season training program to put himself in the best possible position... Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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By John Vogl » Tuesday, September 27, 2016

With Ryan O’Reilly still at the World Cup, Derek Grant used his locker. With Jack Eichel not playing, Grant filled his role as Buffalo’s second-line center. He did a fine impression of both. If Grant keeps it up, there’s a chance all three will be in the lineup when the Sabres’ season starts. Grant continued... Read More

By John Vogl » Tuesday, September 27, 2016

If the Sabres' exhibitions are a precursor to the regular season, fans who leave early are going to miss the big finish. After allowing the winning goal with 4.6 seconds left in the 2-1 loss to Minnesota on Monday, Buffalo went to overtime Tuesday against Ottawa. Jake McCabe sent the faithful home happy, scoring with... Read More

By John Vogl » Monday, September 26, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Zemgus Girgensons feels it when he steps on the ice. He feels his feet churning. He feels his mind racing. He feels like himself. It’s been awhile. The Buffalo Sabres forward had a season to forget last year, and after one preseason game he’s doing his best to clear it from his mind.... Read More

By John Vogl » Monday, September 26, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Sabres’ first preseason game doubled as a chance for Penn State to thank Terry and Kim Pegula for bringing hockey to the campus. Buffalo failed to join in the tribute. Minnesota scored with 4.6 seconds left Monday night to pick up a 2-1 victory. With Evander Kane in the box for... Read More

By John Vogl » Monday, September 26, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- While Buffalo fans didn't get to watch Monday's preseason opener unless they traveled to Penn State, the Sabres’ next four preseason games will be on television. Tuesday’s visit to KeyBank Center by Ottawa, Thursday’s meeting with Toronto in St. Catharines, Ont., and Friday’s game against... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Monday, September 26, 2016

One gimmick unit in the World Cup became the talk of the hockey world but went home before fans were ready to say good-bye. The other just went about its job silently, almost in anonymity, but is still playing. And while Team North America has become a happy footnote to the history of this tournament, Team Europe... Read More

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