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Lightning beat Sabres 5-3 to sweep 2-game series in Sweden

Nov. 9, 2019 6:19 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Pat Maroon and the Tampa Bay Lightning made the most of their long trip to Sweden. Maroon scored twice, and the Lighting beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday for a sweep of their two regular-season games in Stockholm. Victor Hedman also scored for the Lightning, delighting the home...

Varlamov, Islanders blank Sabres in 9th straight win

Nov. 2, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Getting stellar goaltending from Semyon Varlamov, the New York Islanders needed just one lucky bounce to continue their longest win streak in 30 years. Varlamov made 27 saves and Derick Brassard scored in the first period as the Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday night...

Schmaltz's shootout winner lifts Coyotes over Sabres

Oct. 28, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Arizona's first major road trip was a big success. It looks as if the Coyotes learned from what happened last season. Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout to help the Coyotes beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Monday night. Conor Garland and Carl Soderberg scored for Arizona in regulation....

Schmaltz helps Coyotes beat Sabres in shootout

Oct. 28, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Monday night. Conor Garland and Carl Soderberg scored in regulation for Arizona (7-3-1). Darcy Kuemper made 24 saves and stopped all three Sabres attempts in the shootout. Schmaltz scored...

Ullmark makes 41 saves, Sabres beat Red Wings 2-0

Oct. 26, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres bounced back in the best way Friday night. Linus Ullmark made 41 saves, Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist and the Sabres beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Friday night. Buffalo fell 6-2 to the New York Rangers a night earlier. "I really liked the way we were able to...

Ron Francis diving right in as NHL GM in Seattle

Oct. 23, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Now that he is a couple months into the job, Ron Francis has gained a little more appreciation for the task he signed up for. The easy decision for the 56-year-old Hockey Hall of Famer would have been to take a consulting or scouting gig, keep his family settled in North Carolina and avoided...

Surging Sabres not fearing repeat of last year's collapse

Oct. 22, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a new coach, an influx of talent and this being a new season, Jack Eichel doesn't buy into fears the hot-starting Buffalo Sabres are due for a familiar collapse. Ten games in, the Sabres are leading the Eastern Conference with an 8-1-1 record to match their best start since...

Eichel's overtime goal seals Sabres' 4-3 win over Sharks

Oct. 22, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Once Jack Eichel started shooting, the Buffalo Sabres' fortunes began changing. Hearing it from the fans after passing up several scoring opportunities in front during the opening period, the Sabres captain changed his approach. Eichel capped a two-goal, two-assist outing by scoring...

Henrique scores twice as Anaheim rallies to beat Buffalo 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim's power-play unit put plenty of work in leading up to Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres in trying to jump start the unit that had gone scoreless in the first six games. Getzlaf and the Ducks ended up getting their first power-play goal at the most...

Olofsson sets rookie record in Sabres' 4-0 win over Stars

Oct. 14, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season. The Sabres' rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play during a 4-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday. "It's...