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Surging Sabres sink Canadiens in OT

Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
NFL WEEK 4

Bills QB Josh Allen placed in NFL's concussion protocol after close loss to Patriots

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen left after sustaining a head injury during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 16-10 loss to the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, N.Y., and did not return.

Women's hockey union takes 1st tangible step at Dream Gap Tour

The leap of faith taken in May by over 200 Canadian women's hockey players to not compete professionally in North America this season while demanding a single economically viable league took its first tangible step in Toronto over the weekend.

In NHL first, 4 women selected to officiate prospect games

The NHL for the first time selected four female officials to work on the ice at prospect tournaments held this weekend. Katie Guay and Kelly Cooke were selected as referees, while Kirsten Welsh and Kendall Hanley will work as linesmen, the league announced Friday.

Bills cut veteran RB LeSean McCoy in surprising move

The Buffalo Bills on Saturday released veteran running back LeSean McCoy just hours before NFL teams set their 53-player rosters, a move general manager Brandon Beane says was a tough decision but best for the team.

Bills cut veteran RB LeSean McCoy in surprising move

The Buffalo Bills on Saturday released veteran running back LeSean McCoy just hours before NFL teams set their 53-player rosters, a move general manager Brandon Beane says was a tough decision but best for the team.

NHL and NHLPA plan to reboot World Cup of Hockey

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year.
NOTEBOOK

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs

The NHL is expanding its video review process to allow an unlimited number of coaching challenges to address concerns raised after several notable missed calls during the playoffs.
NHL

Sabres re-sign Jeff Skinner to 8-year, $72M deal

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million US contract in addressing one their most pressing off-season needs.

Women's hockey players hope NHL steps in to create new league

Meghan Duggan needs to only look around sports to get excited about what an NHL-run women's hockey league might look like.

Women's hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league

More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league.

Calgary's Cale Makar wins Hobey Baker Award as NCAA hockey MVP

Two days after Massachusetts defenceman Cale Makar of Calgary won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award as college hockey's top player, he signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Colorado Avalanche.

Kucherov has 'lapped field' in NHL MVP race, says ex-GM Brian Burke

When it comes to who's in the conversation for NHL MVP honours, 2017 recipient Connor McDavid and everyone else are being overshadowed by the numbers Nikita Kucherov is putting up with the Presidents' Trophy-clinching Tampa Bay Lightning.

U.S. women's hockey league expanding to Toronto, Montreal

The National Women's Hockey League's board has approved an investment plan to expand into Toronto and Montreal next season. NWHL spokesman Chris Botta also told The Associated Press on Tuesday the league has received a commitment from the NHL that will make it one of the NWHL's biggest financial sponsors.
Recap

Oilers engineer 3-goal comeback to down Sabres

Kyle Brodziak scored the go-ahead goal to cap a three-goal outburst over the final 3:31 of the second period, and rallied the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.