Will the new year have something more positive in store for the Buffalo Sabres?

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Free agency started at noon today and the Sabres are keeping busy.

The Buffalo Sabres completed a big trade a day before free agency opens acquiring former team captain Jason Pominville from the Minnesota Wild.

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2017 3rd round pick.

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An on-ice brawl during a 15U Junior Sabres game Saturday allegedly involved former Sabres winger Andrew Peters.

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Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is the subject of an investigation by Buffalo police, the team confirmed in a statement Sunday. 

Sabres apparel is hot, Eichel jerseys on hold

Jul 6, 2015
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The Sabres anticipation and finally signing of Jack Eichel appears to be boosting sales of Sabres apparel.

Bills game moved to Detroit, Sabres game postponed

Nov 20, 2014
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The NFL has announced that this weekend's Buffalo Bills/New York Jets game will be played Monday evening in Detroit, not Sunday in Orchard Park.

Sabres home opener: parking suggestions

Oct 9, 2014
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The Buffalo Sabres open the season against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at First Niagara Center.  The area around the FNC is expected to be jam-packed with fans and difficult to navigate for those not familiar with the construction going on at HarborCenter.

Thousands of Buffalo Sabres fans who would normally enjoy their favorite hockey team at home on TV were forced to make other plans, watch the game elsewhere, or miss it entirely.

These are the thousands of Time Warner Cable subscribers whose access to MSG Network is blacked out as the cable provider and netwotk that carries Sabres games (along with several metro New York pro sports teams) remained at odds over a new deal.

Concussions are a known risk for athletes involved in contact sports.  With youth athletes becoming faster and stronger, head injuries such as concussions are becoming more common... and more severe.   Doctors are becoming more aware of the long-term effects of concussions but say more work must be done to further understand them and what connections may exist to other symptoms including depression, headaches and other physical problems.

The Buffalo Sabres play their first home game of the NHL's 2011-2012 regular season Friday night.

On Wednesday, the team showed off the results of its' multi-million dollar overhaul of the team's facilities.  

WBFO's Michael Mroziak was on the tour and says even seasoned Sabres beat reporters were awestruck by the team's new digs.