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Islanders beat Sabres 4-1 behind strong game from Varlamov

Dec. 30, 2021 23:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kieffer Bellows and Anders Lee scored in the second period, Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Thursday night for their third victory in four home games. Mathew Barzal added a goal and two assists as the Islanders...

Sabres beat Jets 4-2, snap seven-game winless streak

Dec. 15, 2021 00:12 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Forward Rasmus Dahlin and goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen exchanged compliments after helping the Buffalo Sabres snap a seven-game winless streak. Rasmus Dahlin scored twice and the Sabres beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Luukkonen stopped 32 shots...

Oshie, Kuznetsov score in shootout, Caps beat Sabres 3-2

Dec. 11, 2021 23:29 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov had shootout goals for the Washington Capitals in their 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Martin Fehervary and Lars Eller scored in regulation, and Vitek Vanecek stopped 29 shots for the Capitals, who rebounded...

NHL admits it made wrong call in disallowing Sabres' goal

Dec. 11, 2021 19:26 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL announced it made the wrong call in disallowing what would have been the Buffalo Sabres’ tying goal in the final minute of a 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers. In a statement released by the league on Saturday, senior executive VP Colin Campbell said...

Late Sabres goal waved off, Rangers hold on for 2-1 win

Dec. 10, 2021 23:39 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Disappointment turned to relief for Mika Zibanejad and the Rangers when a contended offside video ruling negated what would have been the Buffalo Sabres’ tying goal in the final minute of New York’s 2-1 win Friday night. “I mean, relief, obviously. But we...

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes sock Sabres 6-2

Dec. 04, 2021 23:23 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes rode an early burst of offense to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Martin Necas, Ian Cole, Vincent Trocheck and Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Hurricanes, who...

Thompson scores 2, leads Sabres to 4-1 win over Canadiens

Nov. 26, 2021 23:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson scored twice, Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid. Buffalo also got a short-handed goal from Kyle Okposo and won for the third time in 13...

Rangers stun Sabres with last-second goal to win 5-4

Nov. 21, 2021 22:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Defenseman Ryan Lindgren barely beat the third-period buzzer to lift the New York Rangers to a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night and extend their home winning streak to five games. Lindgren stunned Sabres netminder Aaron Dell by taking...

Tokarski's 45 saves help Sabres hold off Penguins 2-1

Nov. 17, 2021 00:10 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dustin Tokarski came through when the Buffalo Sabres needed it the most, stopping a career-high 45 shots as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “He was our No. 1, 2 and 3 star,” Sabres forward Kyle Okposo said....

Seider scores in OT as Red Wings beat Sabres 4-3

Nov. 06, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Moritz Seider scored his first NHL goal at 3:45 of overtime, Tyler Bertuzzi had two goals and two assists, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night. Rookies had a hand in all of the Red Wings goals. Lucas...