Vojtech Budik

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Paul Hamilton
June 01, 2018 - 9:52 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres had until 5:00 Friday to sign three players from their 2016 draft. Their top-three picks are already in the fold in Alex Nylander, Rasmus Asplund and Cliff Pu. Vojtech Budik, Brandon Hagel and Austin Osmanski will go back into this month’s Entry Draft. Budik was...
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Brayton Wilson
January 05, 2018 - 7:51 pm
It was not the outcome that the United States had expected heading into the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, but they still come away with some hardware in the end. After a disappointing loss for the Americans in the semifinals to Sweden on Thursday night, they bounce back with a 9-3...
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Brayton Wilson
January 04, 2018 - 11:56 pm
For the second straight year, Canada will play for gold at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The Canadians managed to clinch a spot in the gold medal game with a 7-2 throttling of the Czech Republic at KeyBank Center on Thursday night. The Czechs gave Canada a scare right away as 2018...
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Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2018 - 11:18 am
The 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship rolls along on Tuesday with the quarterfinal round set to begin at 12 p.m. at KeyBank Center and HarborCenter. One of the stand-out teams from the preliminary round was the Czech Republic, who went 3-0-0-1 in four games with wins over Russia, Belarus...
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Brayton Wilson
December 31, 2017 - 12:45 pm
Canada has clinched Group A of the 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, and will play the fourth seed of Group B in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. This was accomplished on Saturday night at KeyBank Center when Canada shutout Denmark 8-0, finishing their group play with a 3-0-1-0...
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Brayton Wilson
December 27, 2017 - 12:24 am
Opening day of the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship has come and gone, and it was a busy day for the five Buffalo Sabres prospects in Buffalo. All five prospects were in action for the Sabres on Tuesday, all playing in each of the four games scheduled for the day. It was a highlight reel night...
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Brayton Wilson
December 25, 2017 - 5:57 am
The 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship is about to get underway in Buffalo on Tuesday December 26th. A total of 10 countries will square off against one another for the right to call themselves the best hockey nation at the under-20 level. The 10 teams will be split into two groups of five, and...
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Brayton Wilson
December 04, 2017 - 12:57 pm
Teams competing in the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo later this month are beginning to reveal their preliminary rosters for the upcoming tournament. Finland revealed their preliminary roster earlier Monday morning with Sabres prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen being on the roster as one...
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