Matej Pekar

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January 08, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Since the Buffalo Sabres' 10-game winning streak in November, the season has taken a bit of a turn in the opposite direction. In an 18-game stretch, the Sabres have gone 6-8-4, and have started to slide down the standings with other teams behind them playing well. In addition, the Sabres have...
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Brayton Wilson
January 03, 2019 - 7:27 am
10 teams entered, only four teams remain. Friday kicks off the semifinal round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship after a wild and crazy quarterfinal round on Wednesday in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres have three of their four prospects...
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Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2019 - 10:44 am
The preliminary round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship has wrapped up in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres will have all four of their prospects playing in the tournament taking part in the quarterfinal round, which gets underway on Wednesday...
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Brayton Wilson
December 26, 2018 - 6:19 am
The day after Christmas always kicks off the opening day of the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, which takes place this year in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Last year, Canada re-claimed the title in Buffalo with a 3-1 win over Sweden in the gold medal game. It was the...
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Brayton Wilson
December 04, 2018 - 10:26 am
On Monday, three Buffalo Sabres prospects were named to the preliminary roster for their respective home countries for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship in Vancouver, British Columbia. Goalie prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen and defenseman Oksari Laaksonen were both named to...
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Brayton Wilson
October 18, 2018 - 9:24 am
After a hot start to the 2018-19 season for Matej Pekar, the Buffalo Sabres have rewarded the 18-year-old with his first NHL contract. The Sabres announced on Wednesday that they have signed their fourth round pick (94th overall) in the 2018 NHL Draft to a three-year entry-level contract. The...
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June 29, 2018 - 1:34 pm
We've all heard all about Rasmus Dahlin's ability with the puck, but not much about his physicality. On Day 3 of development camp at HarborCenter, Dahlin showed he has the ability to deliver a big hit. Everyone is still talking about it. The Hit -- from @rasmusdahlin00 pic.twitter.com/C8KLws7yjp —...
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June 23, 2018 - 1:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres did not have a third round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, but they did have two selections in the fourth round at picks No. 94 and No. 117. With the 94th pick, Buffalo selected center/winger Matej Pekar (Ma-TAY PAY-kar) from the Muskegon Lumberjacks out of the United States Hockey...
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