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Nashville Predators center Kyle Turris (8) and defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), of Sweden, celebrate after Craig Smith (15) scored the go-ahead goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Smith's late power-play goal leads Predators over Sabres 2-1

Jan. 18, 2020 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Special teams have been a struggle for the Nashville Predators all season. But on Saturday night, that unit won them a hockey game. Craig Smith’s power-play goal with 6:29 remaining in the third period propelled Nashville to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. With...

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark, left, makes the save of the shot by Dallas Stars defenseman Roman Polak, right, as center Rasmus Asplund, obscured, defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Dahlin breaks tie, Ullmark helps Sabres beat Stars 4-1

Jan. 17, 2020 12:58 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin’s tiebreaking goal in the second period held up for Buffalo on Thursday night. Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark and aggressive play in the neutral zone held Dallas scoreless until Buffalo scored two empty-net goals for a 4-1 win over the Stars. Dahlin took a pass from Henri...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel's end-to-end rush sparks Buffalo's 4-2 win over Vegas

Jan. 14, 2020 11:12 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel shrugged off a sloppy, turnover-filled second period to deliver a breathtaking goal in showing continued signs of how much he's maturing into the Sabres leader in his fifth NHL season. Rather than displaying tell-tale signs of frustration as he's done in the past, Buffalo's...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

Jan. 10, 2020 2:34 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Hynes became the third coach in franchise history after Peter Laviolette was fired on Monday. Hynes dropped...

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...

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon (14) and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) celebrate the team's 6-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Killorn scores twice, Lightning come back to beat Sabres 6-4

Dec. 31, 2019 11:24 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Killorn and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied late, extending their longest winning streak of the season into the new year. Killorn had two goals and an assist to lead the Lightning back from a three-goal deficit for their fourth straight victory, 6-4 against the Buffalo Sabres on...

Killorn, Johnson lead Lightning in 6-4 win over Sabres

Dec. 31, 2019 11:12 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Killorn scored two goals, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli each added a goal and an assist, Kevin...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) is taken down by Boston Bruins forward Brd Marchand (63) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres forward Skinner out 3-4 weeks with upper body injury

Dec. 28, 2019 12:17 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner will miss three to four weeks because of an upper body injury. The team did not provide any other details in announcing the update Saturday, a day after Skinner was injured in a 3-0 loss to Boston. Skinner did not return following a collision in...

Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron (37) shoots during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Bergeron's 3rd straight 2-goal game lifts Bruins over Sabres

Dec. 27, 2019 11:06 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Patrice Bergeron is known as one of the best defensive forwards in the NHL. It looks like the 34-year-old has plenty of offense left in him, too. Bergeron scored two goals for the third consecutive game, and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday night. Bergeron became...