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The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and the Buffalo Sabres were busy, as expected.

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The Buffalo Sabres traded star goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues on Friday night for goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 third-round pick.

Trade talk for Miller

Feb 26, 2014
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As the National Hockey League Trade deadline approaches, Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray confirmed to reporters Tuesday night that he is looking at possible trades for goalie Ryan Miller and Steve Ott. Both are unrestricted free agents.

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Several members of the Buffalo Sabres organization are in Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympics, but not all will be playing hockey.

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Top young hockey talent from across the nation will be playing in Buffalo the next two years. The Sabres and First Niagara Center will be hosting USA Hockey's All-American Prospects game in 2014 and 2015.

Bisons name new manager

Jan 13, 2014

The Buffalo Bisons have announced a new manager for the 2014 season. Their parent club, the Toronto Blue Jays, have named Gary Allenson, a veteran minor league manager and former major league catcher to the post.

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The Buffalo Sabres have hired former Ottawa Senators assistant GM Tim Murray to be the team's new general manager.

Report: Sabres choose Murray as new GM

Jan 8, 2014
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Media outlets are reporting that the Buffalo Sabres have decided on Tim Murray as their next general manager.

Higgins says NFL blackouts unfair to Bills fans

Dec 20, 2013
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The Buffalo Bills will play their last home game of the season Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.  But if you don't have a ticket, you won't be able to see it.  The game will be blacked out on local television after failing to sell out. 

The University at Buffalo community is gearing up for this Saturday's appearance of the UB Bulls in a college football bowl game.  UB is using the "Famous Idaho Potato Bowl" to introduce the university to a national audience.

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The Buffalo Bills didn't play this weekend, but were still making headlines when a report surfaced Sunday by CBSSports. Reporter Jason La Canfora wrote rock star Jon Bon Jovi is, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, positioning himself to purchase the NFL team.

The First Niagara Center was electric Friday night.  It was the first Buffalo Sabres game with interim coach Ted Nolan behind the bench.  Plus, there was a large contingent of Toronto Maple Leafs fans in the building.  It was a successful start under the new coach as the Sabres beat the Maple Leafs 3 to 1.

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News of the Buffalo Sabres' big shake-up at First Niagara Center spread quickly Wednesday. WBFO's Eileen Buckley caught up with some Sabres fans happy to see the major changes.

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A longtime Buffalo sports writer has penned a brand new sports history book. 

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The newest member of the Buffalo Sabres took part in the team's morning skate in First Niagara Center. Meanwhile, reaction continues to pour in from Sunday's blockbuster trade.

The Buffalo Sabres have traded Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders. General Manager Darcy Regier announced the trade Sunday night. 

An Academy of Hockey is one of the programs that will be housed at the new HarborCenter in downtown Buffalo. HarborCenter managers say they will also expand the Buffalo Junior Sabres.

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The Buffalo Sabres play host to the Minnesota Wild Monday night at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo.  They are also be welcoming back ex-Sabre captain Jason Pominville.

The Buffalo Sabres are expanding their television reach into Canada. The team announced Wednesday that Bell TV has agreed to broadcast 50 Sabres games this season to its customers in southern Ontario.

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Buffalo rookie quarterback EJ Manuel will miss "a few weeks" with a sprained ligament in his right knee.

The Buffalo Bills are planning to start undrafted rookie Jeff Tuel at quarterback for the season opener vs. New England September 8. Bills coach Doug Marrone made the announcement Monday.

Sabres announce succession plan for Jeanneret

Aug 8, 2013
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Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rich Jeanneret has signed a new, three-year contract deal with the team. He will remain the primary play-by-play voice over the three years, but will call an “increasingly reduced number of games” over the next three seasons according to the Sabres.

Sabres announce 2013-14 regular-season schedule

Jul 19, 2013
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The Buffalo Sabres and the National Hockey League  announced the team’s 2013-14 regular-season schedule.  The Sabres season-opener is scheduled for Oct. 2 against the Red Wings, a new Eastern Conference and divisional foe, in Detroit.

The Sabres then return to Buffalo for the team’s home-opener against another division rival, the Ottawa Senators, on Oct. 4 at First Niagara Center.

With last weekend's draft in the rear view mirror, the Buffalo Sabres are now turning their attention to the start of NHL free agency on Friday. Meanwhile, the futures of goalie Ryan Miller and forward Thomas Vanek are still up in the air.

Dallas Stars hire former Sabres coach Lindy Ruff

Jun 21, 2013
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Most hockey observers believed former Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff wouldn't be out a job very long.

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For the second consecutive year, a Buffalo Sabres broadcaster is being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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As anticipated, the Buffalo Bills have promoted Doug Whaley to General Manager.

Buddy Nix relinquishing role as Bills GM

May 13, 2013
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The Buffalo Bills announced Monday that General Manager Buddy Nix will step away from his role as GM and transition to Special Assistant.

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Darcy Regier will be back as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres next season, despite the team missing the postseason in four of the last six years. A decision on who will coach the team, however, has not been made.

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Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black and General Manager Darcy Regier held the team's annual end-of-year press conference Monday.

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