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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal with forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres score 3 third-period goals in 5-2 win over Toronto

Feb. 16, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel has become familiar with “Go, Leafs Go”-chanting Maple Leafs fans taking over Buffalo's home rink. Sending them back across the border unhappy? “I enjoy it,” Eichel said. Buffalo scored three times in a 91-second span in the third...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) skates with the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage

Feb. 15, 2020 2:18 AM EST

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice about sacrificing their sticks in a situation like that for now. The coronavirus outbreak that began in China is...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist (14) skate to the corner during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Olofsson scores 2 in Sabres' 4-3 OT win over Blue Jackets

Feb. 13, 2020 11:53 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Look out NHL, Victor “"Goal-ofsson" is back. Taking two periods to shake off the rust after missing six weeks with a sprained left ankle, Buffalo forward Victor Olofsson quickly rediscovered his scoring touch in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime win over the depleted Columbus Blue...

Buffalo Sabres forward Conor Sheary (43) celebrates his goal with forward Marcus Johansson (90) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Reinhart scores go-ahead goal in Sabres 3-2 win over Detroit

Feb. 11, 2020 11:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart jammed in a loose puck for the go-ahead goal 57 seconds into the third period in the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The Red Wings avoided a major scare in the first period, when forward Brendan Perlini sustained a deep cut just below...

Buffalo Sabres left wing Jimmy Vesey (13) reacts after scoring a goal against New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Vesey, Hutton help Sabres hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Feb. 7, 2020 11:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres used a solid performance by Jimmy Vesey against his former team and some stellar goaltending from Carter Hutton to get a needed win. Vesey had a goal and an assist, Hutton stopped 37 shots, and the Sabres held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 Friday night. Zemgus...

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader (8) and goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) celebrate a victory over the Buffalo Sabres following a shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Red Wings snap 9-game skid with 4-3 shootout win over Sabres

Feb. 6, 2020 11:10 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored twice and converted one of Detroit’s two shootout goals, and the Red Wings snapped a nine-game skid with a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Andreas Athanasiou sealed the victory by scoring on Detroit’s second shootout opportunity...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) and Ottawa Senators defensemen Mike Reilly (5) compete for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel vows 'wheels won't fall off' Sabres as in past years

Feb. 3, 2020 6:13 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel is doing everything within his power to prevent his team from falling into an all-too-familiar late-season rut. The fifth-year player is enjoying a breakout season with a career-best 31 goals — seven of them game-winners — as he displays on-ice...

Buffalo Sabres forward JAck Eichel (9) and goalie Carter Hutton (40) celebrate a 2-1- victory following the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel scores in OT to give Sabres 2-1 win over Blue Jackets

Feb. 1, 2020 5:49 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two days after smashing his stick in frustration, Sabres captain Jack Eichel held his arms up in celebration. Eichel scored 36 seconds into overtime to secure Buffalo's 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. At the other end end of the ice, goalie Carter Hutton was being...

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher (11) and teammates celebrate in the closing moments of the team's 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Gallagher scores in return, Canadiens beat Sabres 3-1

Jan. 30, 2020 11:18 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk and Brendan Gallagher scored in a span of 2:16 early in the second period, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Thursday night. Carey Price stopped 20 shots to improve to 5-1 in his last six starts, a stretch in which he's allowed just 10 goals. For...

Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki (74) celebrates his goal with teammate Dylan DeMelo (2) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Senators snap 7-game road skid with 5-2 win over Sabres

Jan. 28, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Reilly scored the go-ahead goal 8:48 into the third period, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a seven-game road skid with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Tyler Ennis had a goal and assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for Ottawa, which had gone 0-4-3 on the...