Opinion

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Brayton Wilson
February 01, 2019 - 8:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres got embarrassed in the opening game of a seven-game homestand at KeyBank Center on Friday night. The Chicago Blackhawks came to town and put up seven goals on the Sabres to hand them a 7-3 loss in front of the hometown faithful. Despite the Sabres out-shooting the Blackhawks by a...
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Bulldog
January 31, 2019 - 8:38 am
He’s down. That’s the two-word text I quickly sent off to my wife seconds after the collision. My thoughts are pretty straightforward and uncomplicated at first. C’mon, get up. C’mon, get up man. Please get up. Damn, he’s not even moving. Now, the officials have taken the net off the moorings...
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Howard Simon
January 28, 2019 - 11:21 am
I hope you enjoyed your break from Buffalo Sabres hockey. The way things had been going the last quarter of the season, I think we all needed it. The season resumes on Tuesday night in Columbus and I've put together some information to help you get back into the swing of things. The biggest...
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Sal Capaccio
January 27, 2019 - 6:31 pm
“We won’t draft for need.” In some way, shape, or form, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane has said that sentence multiple times since this past regular season ended and the team started preparations for this April‘s NFL Draft. Every time he says it, fans begin debating, arguing, or even...
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Joe DiBiase
January 26, 2019 - 10:18 pm
Four years ago, Jack Eichel was in college, Sam Reinhart was playing junior hockey, and Rasmus Dahlin was probably taking Algebra in some middle school in Sweden. Here in Buffalo, in the necessary darkness that was the tank, there shined one bright light. As a recent first round pick, it was easy...
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Jeremy White
January 24, 2019 - 11:08 am
Welcome to the 3-2-1, a quick rundown of some sports takes that's titled to raise awareness for the NHL's crippling need to move to a 3-2-1 point system. Rolling through the overtime coin toss, the Buffalo Bills' draft "needs", and just what the Buffalo Sabres really are, to this point. Let's go! 1...
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Brayton Wilson
January 23, 2019 - 4:32 pm
The NHL Trade Deadline is nearly one month away, coming at you on Monday, February 25 at 3 p.m. EST. In the past, the deadline has proven to be a turning point for some teams trying to make a deep run for a Stanley Cup come spring time. If a team plays its cards right, they can gain an asset or two...
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Nate Geary
January 22, 2019 - 11:36 am
It’s been a few weeks now since the Buffalo Bills played their final snap in a 42-17 win over the Miami Dolphins. Since then, it’s been an all too predictable start to the AFC East “offseason.” The New England Patriots are headed back to another Super Bowl, and the New York Jets are, well, still...
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Mike Schopp
January 22, 2019 - 11:00 am
Nickell Robey-Coleman on Sunday reminded me of Trey Teague. Not because I was in a game of "name a former Bill" that lasted for hours until Teague was mentioned, although I wouldn't be surprised (or insulted) if you thought that. Instead, it's a Buffalo Bills play from 2004 -- a play that...
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Howard Simon
January 21, 2019 - 3:43 pm
​The two NFL playoff games on Sunday were fantastic. After a so-so set of Wild Card and Divisional Round games, the Championship Round games were edge-of-the-seat experiences, even if you didn't have a strong rooting interest. Having said that, football fans across the country will be spending...
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