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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...

Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller (30) makes a glove save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Miller stops 31 shots; Ducks hang on to beat Sabres 3-2

Feb. 9, 2020 7:04 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Miller stopped 31 shots, including all 15 he faced in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks held off the Buffalo Sabres for a 3-2 win Sunday. Jakob Silfverberg, Ryan Getzlaf and Nick Ritchie staked Anaheim to a 3-0 lead by scoring over a 5:45 span in the first period, and the...

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...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Robin Lehner (40) defends against Anaheim Ducks right wing Daniel Sprong (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Rookie Kubalik scores twice, Blackhawks beat Ducks 4-2

Jan. 12, 2020 12:35 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Dominik Kubalik is enjoying his first hot streak in the NHL, and the rookie was a difference-maker for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Kubalik scored two goals, Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2. Kubalik has goals in four straight...

St. Louis Blues' David Perron celebrates after scoring during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Thomas, Bozak lead Blues to 5-1 win over Sabres

Jan. 10, 2020 12:26 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas is proving to be a fast learner. Thomas and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Thursday night. Alexander Steen had two goals and an assist and David Perron also scored for the Blues, who won their eighth...

Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart (23) skates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Reinhart leads Sabres in 3-2 win over Panthers

Jan. 4, 2020 5:35 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After making moves to bolster their injury-depleted forward group, the Buffalo Sabres found some sorely needed secondary scoring. Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, and Buffalo beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday. Conor Sheary and Henri Jokiharju also scored for the Sabres in...

Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his third period goal with left wing Victor Olofsson (68) during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 in Uniondale, N.Y. The Islanders won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NHL rookie scoring leader, Buffalo's Olofsson, out 5-6 weeks

Jan. 3, 2020 12:44 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward and the NHL's rookie scoring leader Victor Olofsson will miss between five and six weeks with a lower body injury. The Sabres provided the update Friday, a day after Olofsson was hurt during the third period of Buffalo's 3-2 overtime win over Edmonton. Upon...

Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Lightning 4-3

Dec. 19, 2019 11:07 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored three minutes into overtime, Anton Khudobin stopped 45 shots, and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night. After Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson missed a shot from close range, Alexander Radulov passed to Seguin, who skated in from left wing...

Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny, left, is tripped up by Buffalo Sabres' Rasmus Ristolainen, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Van Riemsdyk scores 2, Flyers rout Eichel-less Sabres 6-1

Dec. 19, 2019 10:52 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres lost a hockey game on Thursday night. They can only hope that is the extent of the damage that they suffered in Philadelphia. With the NHL’s second-leading goal scorer Jack Eichel a late scratch with an upper body injury, Buffalo saw James van Riemsdyk score...