Team USA

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Paul Hamilton
April 18, 2019 - 12:18 pm
(WGR 550) - On locker room cleanout day, Jack Eichel said he wasn’t sure if he was going to play at the IIHF World Championship. Team USA announced on Thursday that Eichel will be a participant, joining Western New York’s Pat Kane. Eichel played in this tournament in 2015 and had two goals and five...
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Joe DiBiase
March 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
USA Hockey announced on Wednesday that former Buffalo Sabres forward Chris Drury has been named the general manager of the 2019 U.S. Men's National Ice Hockey Team. He will select the coaching staff and the roster for Team USA in the upcoming 2019 IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Team USA at...
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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
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
August 16, 2018 - 12:05 pm
The Buffalo Beauts have been busy this offseason, stock piling talent ahead of the upcoming 2018-19 season in the National Women's Hockey League. The Beauts have already signed some high-profile names this season, including goalies Shannon Szabados and Nicole Hensley, forwards Kelly Babstock and...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2018 - 12:03 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA came out in the first period and dominated Sweden, but former Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson (VAN) was spectacular, stopping 16 pucks in the first period. The Swedes then got their legs and cruised to their 16th straight win at the World Championship, 6-0. Nilsson made 41 saves,...
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Paul Hamilton
May 10, 2018 - 2:08 pm
(WGR 550) - It wasn’t easy, but Team USA stayed undefeated at the IIHF World Championship on Thursday beating Latvia 3-2 in overtime. The United States got a late third period power play, but couldn’t score, but it did score when it got a 4-on-3 PP in overtime. Johnny Gaudreau (CALG) sent a pass...
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Paul Hamilton
May 07, 2018 - 1:52 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA has won all three of its games at the World Championship in Denmark. On Monday, Patrick Kane (CHI) had a goal and two assists while Keith Kinkaid (NJ) notched his second straight shutout beating Germany 3-0. Team USA has eight points in the standings, which gives them the lead...
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Paul Hamilton
May 04, 2018 - 1:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA got dominated for much of the game, but were able to pull out its first game at the World Championships, 5-4 in a shootout over Canada. Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly did have a goal for Canada, but it was Cam Atkinson (CLM) scoring two goals in the shootout deking Darcy Kuemper (...
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