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Panthers fill hole on defense; acquire Montour from Sabres

Apr. 10, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Florida Panthers addressed losing Aaron Ekblad to a season-ending injury by acquiring defenseman Brandon Montour in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. For Buffalo, the last-place Sabres continued selling off assets by acquiring a...

Schultz has 3-point outing in Capitals 4-3 win over Sabres

Apr. 09, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Schultz had a goal and two assists, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed a share of the East Division lead by beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Friday night. Washington star Alex Ovechkin scored his 21st goal of the season and No. 727 for...

The Latest: MLB has 4 positive virus tests in past week

Apr. 09, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Major League Baseball had two players and two staff members test positive for the coronavirus over the past week, according to results released by the league and...

Angels win 7-5 in home opener for Florida-based Blue Jays

Apr. 09, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The nomadic Toronto Blue Jays came up just short in their latest home opener location. David Fletcher had a two-run single in the 11th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 7-5 on Thursday night in the first regular-season game played at...

'How many of us will be left?' Catholic nuns face loss, pain

Apr. 09, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The nuns’ daily email update was overtaken by news of infections. Ambulances blared into the driveways of their convents. Prayers for the sick went unanswered, prayers for the dead grew monotonous and, their cloistered world suddenly caving in, some of the...

Devils set sights on rebuilding in wake of departing talent

Apr. 08, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The harsh reality of the Devils being resigned to finish out the season with little to play for hit home for defenseman Damon Severson in the wake of New Jersey trading key forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac to the New York Islanders. “It...

Boqvist scores go-ahead goal in Devils' 6-3 win over Sabres

Apr. 08, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils placed their faith in their youngsters to finish out an inconsistent season, and the players responded. A day after trading key veterans Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac to the New York Islanders, Jesper Boqvist led the Devils'...

Bills' Allen: vaccine decision should be personal choice

Apr. 08, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is still debating whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and believes the decision be left to a personal choice. Allen shared his views during an hour-long interview on The Ringer podcast hosted by Kyle Brandt...

Plane crash kills 1; pilot survives with serious injury

Apr. 07, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

GREAT VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man died Wednesday afternoon in a small airplane crash in New York that the pilot survived with broken bones and burns, authorities said. Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb told the Olean Times Herald that the single-engine plane...

Sabres top Devils 5-3, break 10-game winless streak on road

Apr. 06, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Defenseman Rasmus Dahlin scored and set up the winning goal by Casey Mittelstadt as the Buffalo Sabres snapped a 10-game road winless streak with a 5-3 over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Ramus Asplund, Brandon Montour and Rasmus Ristolainen...