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Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Pegulaville just got a little bit smaller.

The Sabres are hosting Development Camp this week for more than 40 prospects, including the latest draft picks. 

Sabres give O'Reilly record contract

Jul 4, 2015
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Ryan O'Reilly, one of the newest Buffalo Sabres, has signed the richest contract in team history. The forward will make $52.5 million over the next 7 years. The previous high was a 7-year $50 million deal offered to Thomas Vanek.

Eichel goes pro, signs contract with Sabres

Jul 1, 2015
Buffalo Sabres

Jack Eichel, the highly-hyped #2 overall pick in last week's NHL Draft, has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres.

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On the second day of the 2015 NHL Draft in Sunrise, Florida, the Buffalo Sabres picked up five new players, including a run of defenseman.

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June 26, 2015 is a day Sabres will remember for a long time. Along with drafting highly-touted prospect Jack Eichel, the team pulled off a big trade with the Colorado Avalanche that has star forward Ryan O'Reilly coming to Buffalo.

Bill Hoppe

There was little doubt whom the Buffalo Sabres would select with the second overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.

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The Buffalo Sabres have traded for a goaltender, filling their biggest need.

Sabres' Eichel era about to begin

Jun 26, 2015
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Buffalo Sabres fans are about to be rewarded for their patience. As a result of finishing in last place this past season, the team will add a player many consider to be a once-in-a-generation talent.

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The Buffalo Sabres announced the hiring of two new assistant coaches on Thursday. Terry Murray and Dave Barr will join new head coach Dan Bylsma behind the bench.

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The Buffalo Bills have set a franchise record for season ticket sales. 

Top NHL prospects McDavid, Eichel meet the media

Jun 5, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

As the National Hockey League's Scouting Combine winds down this weekend in Buffalo, the players expected to be selected first and second in the league's draft met with media in the HarborCenter.

Buffalo sets firsts by hosting NHL Combine

Jun 2, 2015
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As young hockey prospects gather in Buffalo this week hoping to impress National Hockey League teams, the city is achieving several firsts as it hosts the NHL's Scouting Combine inside the HarborCenter and First Niagara Center.

courtesy of Canisius College website

As the NCAA baseball tournament begins today, 11 teams will have at least one Canadian-born player on their rosters. With 12 players born north of the border, Canisius features more Canadians than any other team still in the hunt for the championship.


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The Buffalo Sabres got a solid consolation prize after losing out in the Mike Babcock sweepstakes last week. The team, on Thursday, hired Stanley Cup-winning head coach Dan Bylsma to succeed Ted Nolan, who was fired last month.

Sabres hire Dan Bylsma as new head coach

May 28, 2015
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The Buffalo Sabres formally introduced Dan Bylsma as their new head coach Thursday afternoon inside First Niagara Center. 

Report: Sabres interviewing Bylsma

May 27, 2015
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A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy.

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The National Women's Hockey League opens this fall with four franchises, including the Buffalo Beauts who will play home games at HARBORCENTER. League commissioner Dani Rylan says fans can expect an entertaining, fast-paced game.

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Sabres fans were on "Babwatch" Wednesday, awaiting word on whether celebrated Red Wings coach Mike Babcock would be coming to Buffalo to coach the blue and gold. Ultimately it wasn't meant to be, as Babcock instead took a job north of the border with Buffalo's biggest rival, the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

Sabres fans express disappointment over Babcock

May 21, 2015
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Not surprisingly, many Buffalo Sabres fans are feeling disappointed by the news that highly-sought hockey coach Mike Babcock will not be their hometown team's next bench boss.

Babcock passes on Sabres coaching job

May 20, 2015
Mike Babcock
The Hockey News

The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Mike Babcock as their new head coach. Babcock chose Toronto over the Buffalo Sabres, among other teams.

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Sabres fans are hoping Stanley Cup-winning coach Mike Babcock will choose Buffalo for his next coaching gig. A reporter familiar with Babcock's time in Detroit weighed in on Wednesday's Morning Edition on WBFO.

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A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that Mike Babcock is in contract talks with the Buffalo Sabres to potentially become their next head coach.

FC Buffalo prepares for All-High homecoming

May 18, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

After winning their 2015 National Premier Soccer League season opener Saturday night in a first-ever home game outside the City of Buffalo, elite amateur men's soccer club FC Buffalo looks forward to returning to its original North Buffalo home for the first time in two years. To the team, it's deeper than just playing soccer. It's part of their mission to be "For Our City."

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Jack Eichel looks confident in the World Hockey Championships, but is he ready for the NHL?

Gus Macker hoops tournament moving to Grand Island

May 14, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A longtime 3-on-3 basketball tournament that ran for many years in downtown Buffalo is returning to Erie County for the first time in two years.

Report: Sabres pursuing Mike Babcock for coaching vacancy

May 11, 2015
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Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has left Buffalo after spending Sunday afternoon meeting with Sabres owner Terry Pegula regarding the team's coaching vacancy.

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The Niagara Falls High School football team practiced and played in mud last year. On Thursday, football players and athletes from all of the other teams at the school came out for the formal dedication of the new $18 million sports complex.


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Count one of Jim Kelly's former teammates among those who was moved by the former Buffalo Bills quarterback's appearance at the National Football League Draft late last week, following a successful battle with cancer.

Hometown players lead Team USA to victory over Germany

Apr 28, 2015
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Team U-S-A is now 2-0 in the preliminary rounds of the IPC World Sled Hockey Championships at HarborCenter in Buffalo. 

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