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F Johan Larsson re-signs with Buffalo Sabres

Jul. 12, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract worth $1.55 million. Larsson was a restricted free agent. The Swede had six goals and eight assists in 73 games with Buffalo last season. The team announced the contract on Friday. Larsson made his NHL debut...

Blackhawks acquire F Alex Nylander in trade with Sabres

Jul. 9, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks are taking a chance on another underachieving young forward. They hope it goes the same way it did last time. The Blackhawks traded promising defenseman Henri Jokiharju to Buffalo on Tuesday for Alex Nylander, who hasn't quite lived up to expectations since he was...

County clerk files suit over NY immigrant license law

Jul. 9, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county clerk in western New York has filed a lawsuit challenging a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the country illegally. Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns' challenge, filed late Monday in federal court, seeks an injunction blocking the law while...

Thornton pitches 6 shutout innings, Jays beat Orioles 6-1

Jul. 7, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — After he gave up a career-worst seven runs against the Boston Red Sox last week, Blue Jays rookie right-hander Trent Thornton was concerned he might be tipping his pitches. Thornton made a mechanical adjustment between starts, then came out and carved up the Orioles. Thornton pitched six...

Sabres sign F Johansson to 2-year deal

Jul. 6, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Johansson has signed a two-year contract with Buffalo, giving new Sabres coach Ralph Krueger another option for his lines. Johansson played for New Jersey and Boston last season, finishing with 13 goals and 17 assists in 58 games. The 28-year-old forward also had four goals and...

$5,000 tip on $55 bill leads to woman's arrest in Florida

Jul. 3, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Police say a $5,000 tip a woman left on a $55 cafe bill wasn't a case of generosity or charity. The woman is accused of using her boyfriend's credit card to leave the tip as revenge, and she's charged with theft in the incident. Clearwater police say Serina Wolfe was upset her...

Sabres among teams focused on trade market over free agency

Jul. 2, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Realizing how difficult it is to lure free agents to Buffalo, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has spent the past two-plus years relying on trades to stock his roster with established talent. It happened two years ago, when he acquired defenseman Marco Scandella from Minnesota....

Sabres top pick Dylan Cozens needs thumb 'procedure'

Jul. 2, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres top draft pick Dylan Cozens needs a "procedure" to repair an injured left thumb. The Sabres provided the update Tuesday, a day after Cozens was scheduled to visit a specialist. Cozens will have the procedure Wednesday. He was hurt Saturday during a three-on-three...

The Latest: New York Rangers land top free agent Panarin

Jul. 1, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

The Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern): 1:15 p.m. The New York Rangers have landed the biggest fish in free agency by agreeing to terms with winger Artemi Panarin. The team announced the contract with Panarin on Monday, about an hour after the market opened. The New York Islanders and Florida Panthers...

Sabres adding Miller doesn't mean subtracting Ristolainen

Jun. 29, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres general manager Jason Botterill disputed the speculation that adding defenseman Colin Miller in a trade with Vegas directly leads to Buffalo subtracting another defenseman such as Rasmus Ristolainen. "There's going to be rumors because he's a player teams want to go after and...