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Oshie has 3 points, Capitals open with 6-4 win at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — T.J. Oshie had a goal and two assists in Peter Laviolette’s debut as Washington's coach and the Capitals opened the season with a 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night...

NHL offseason moves influenced by coronavirus' impact on cap

Jeff Skinner was enjoying an afternoon in his parents’ backyard, when suddenly the Buffalo Sabres' forward thought his father was pulling an April Fool's joke on him in mid-September. ...

Sabres lose F Girgensons to season-ending hamstring injury

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons is expected to miss the entire season after having surgery to repair a hamstring injury he suffered in a team scrimmage on Monday. ...

Sabres have unfinished business after last season cut short

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger doesn’t consider the Sabres’ home opener against the Washington Capitals on Jan. 14 as the start of a new season. Buffalo’s second-year coach is approaching it more ...

Eichel draws on NFL Bills' success to motivate NHL Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel doesn’t have to search far back or long to see what it’s like to win in Buffalo. The Sabres captain need only look to members of the NFL's Buffalo Bi...

AP source: NHL eyes division play only; Sharks to Arizona

The NHL is preparing for a pandemic-altered regular season limited to divisional play while trying to determine if the league’s seven Canadian teams will be allowed to play in their country. ...

AP Source: NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date

Time has all but run out on the NHL’s hope to start the season Jan. 1, with the league and NHL Players’ Association now focusing their discussions on opening play in mid-January, a person familiar wit...

Bettman: NHL players have to decide to pay now or later

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman warned players Wednesday they are likely going to have to pay one way or another to make up for the league’s projected lost revenue whenever the 2020-21 season gets under...

NWHL season to last 2 weeks and played in Lake Placid bubble

The National Women’s Hockey League season will be limited to a two-week run and played in a bubble in Lake Placid, New York, as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The league announce...

Sabres sign Victor Olofsson to 2-year, $6.1 million contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres avoided an arbitration hearing by signing forward Victor Olofsson to a two-year, $6.1 million contract on Thursday. Olofsson was a restricted ...

AP Source: NWHL founder Rylan stepping down as commissioner

National Women’s Hockey League founder Dani Rylan Kearney is stepping down as commissioner as part of a restructuring of the league’s governing model, a person with direct knowledge of the decision to...

Taylor Hall saw only positives in signing with Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Taylor Hall refused to buy into the negativity surrounding the Buffalo Sabres, and instead focused on the positives. The opportunity to alongside captain Jack Ei...

AP source: Sabres agree to sign Taylor Hall to 1-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Taylor Hall is betting on himself and choosing a surprising destination. Hall agreed Sunday night to sign an $8 million, one-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres, a...

Red Wings sign C Namestnikov to 2-year, $4 million contract

The Detroit Red Wings signed free agent center Vladislav Namestnikov to a $4 million, two-year contract on Sunday. The Red Wings announced the move on their website. A person with di...

Jets acquire Stastny as trade kicks off NHL free agency

Center Paul Stastny is returning to the Winnipeg Jets after a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights, a move completed just before the NHL’s free-agency signing period opened on Friday. ...