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The Buffalo Sabres are expanding their television reach into Canada.
The team announced Wednesday that Bell TV has agreed to broadcast 50 Sabres games this season to its customers in southern Ontario. The Sabres have spent several years attempting to broaden their exposure into the neighboring Niagara region, from which the team draws many fans.
Most Sabres games have previously been limited to being broadcast on U.S. cable networks not available in Canada. Sabres fans in Ontario instead had to purchase the NHL's Center Ice package to watch the team play.
Bell will not charge additional fees for broadcasting the games. The first broadcast will be Buffalo's home game against Columbus on Thursday.
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from Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News,
If the game Tuesday proved anything, it’s that Ryan Miller and Enroth should switch duties until Miller signs a contract extension or is traded. Miller, who backed up Enroth while nursing a tender groin, is the better goaltender. But if the Sabres are working toward their long-term future, they should be playing Enroth and shopping Miller...
Buffalo lost some experience but gained some youth on Tuesday.
The Sabres put veteran defenseman Henrik Tallinder on injured reserve with an upper-body injury paving the way for 22-year-old Marcus Foligno to make his 2013-14 debut against Tampa after missing the first three games of the season with a shoulder ailment.
Foligno will play on a line with Tyler Ennis and Drew Stafford...
As expected the Sabres will scratch 19-year-old center Mikhail Grigorenko tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Rookie Johan Larsson a scratch Tuesday will pivot Zemgus Girgensons and Brian Flynn inside the First Niagara Center.
Grigorenko one of 17 pointless Sabres hasn’t showcased the competitiveness coach Ron Rolston wants to see.
“He’s got to continue consistency...
It is normal a routine of mine to call a friend during my walk to the subway after work. I just need someone to talk to while I'm passing the time and the jackoffs on the streets of Midtown. Normally, I connect with someone with a Buffalo connection that I can shoot the **** about Buffalo sports. Last Thursday, I made a call to my friend Scott, who is a Buffalo transplant living...
It’s not quite as sexy as the through-the-legs display that Tomas Hertl showcased earlier this week, but Thomas Vanek netted his own impressive goal through the five hole against the Blue Jackets on Thursday. Let’s hope his teammates can keep it in their pants, unlike Hertl’s.
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The potential return of No. 1 goaltender Ryan Miller should instill some confidence in the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
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from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,
“It doesn’t matter to me who is on the ice,” Ruff said, delivering maybe the most important message of the discussion. “If someone is taking advantage of your goaltender, you all respond…all five guys respond.”
Old school? Ruff was asked.
“Old school,” he said. “Everbody ropes, everybody rides.”
San Jose Sharks rookie winger Tomas Hertl threw his hat into the ring for goal of the year on Tuesday night with a sensational move against New York Rangers goaltender Martin Biron.
On Thursday, Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek gave him some competition. The 29-year-old winger used a similar between the legs move to shoot the puck five-hole, which tied the game at 1-1. Making the...