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Sabres reward GM Kevyn Adams with contract extension

Sep. 21, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Though his rebuilding job is far from complete, Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams signed a contract extension on Wednesday, an indication that ownership believes he has the franchise pointed in the right direction. Terms of the extension were not...

Slafkovsky disappointed he can't deliver win in Habs' debut

Sep. 16, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In finishing his Canadiens' competitive debut with a near three-minute shift, Montreal's celebrated rookie forward Juraj Slafkovsky had more than enough energy to take one long spin around the ice before heading to the locker room. Rather than being spent from...

Sabres re-sign goalie Luukkonen to 2-year, $1.675M contract

Aug. 31, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are providing Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen two more years to develop into an NHL starter after signing the goalie to a $1,675,000 contract Wednesday. Luukkonen was a restricted free agent, who has spent most of the past two seasons in minors. He has...

Sabres reward Thompson with 7-year, $50 million contract

Aug. 30, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres center Tage Thompson cashed in on a breakout season by agreeing to a seven-year, $50 million contract extension on Tuesday. Thompson gets a hefty raise from his current three-year, $4.2 million contract, which runs out after this season. The new...

NHL Draft: Teams weigh risks of selecting Russian prospects

Jul. 05, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

The war in Ukraine has added an increasing level of uncertainty for NHL teams interested in drafting Russia-born prospects because of questions regarding their availability to play in North America. While no team has openly stated it would avoid selecting Russians altogether in the...

Sabres re-sign goalie Craig Anderson to 1-year contract

Jun. 30, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Goalie Craig Anderson is putting off retirement for now, returning to the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday for a one-year contract. The 41-year-old Anderson also played for Buffalo last season, going 17-12-2 and leading the team in wins despite missing a lengthy...

Pegula almost didn't go to Wimbledon; now she eyes 3rd round

Jun. 29, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Jessica Pegula heard the jokes from other players at Wimbledon: “They’re like, ‘Did you play yet? You still haven’t played?!’ And they're already on their second-round matches.” The 28-year-old American, who is seeded No. 8 at the All England...

Bills, Sabres co-owner 'progressing' from health issue

Jun. 28, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is “progressing well” while rehabilitating from a health issue she experienced earlier this month, the family said in a statement released on Tuesday. The family would only say Pegula is resting, while adding...