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Sabres send No. 2 overall pick Sam Reinhart back to juniors

sabres.buffalonews.com — Sam Reinhart's time in Buffalo is up. The Sabres announced this morning they are sending the second overall draft pick back to Kootenay of the Western Hockey League. The 18-year-old had no goals and one assist during his nine-game tryout with the Sabres. His entry-level contract won't kick in until...

Audio: Sabres GM Tim Murray discusses decision to send Sam Reinhart to juniors

sabres.buffalonews.com — The Sabres have sent Sam Reinhart back to juniors. Hear General Manager Tim Murray discuss the decision below. 141031_001
Oct 31, 2014

Audio: Sabres GM Tim Murray discusses decision to send Sam Reinhart to juniors sabres.buffalonews.com/2014/10/31/aud…

Staying in NHL is best for Reinhart’s future

buffalonews.com — Sam Reinhart has much to prove as an NHL player, but give the kid credit for this much: He already has mastered the art of politely answering questions without providing any real insight. Then again, what was the rookie center to say Thursday about his uncertain future? Reinhart is 18 year...

#PrepTalkLive from football's Week Nine Friday, plus cross country & soccer championships

preptalk.buffalonews.com — The fall sports postseason is here, and we'll be following the action from our home office, via @bufnewspreptalk on Twitter, and through your #PrepTalkLive tweets. This Halloween day starts with the Section VI cross country championships at 11 a.m. at Sunshine Park in West Seneca and also includes the Section...
Oct 31, 2014

RT @bufnewspreptalk: #PrepTalkLive from football's Week Nine Friday, + cross country (NOW) & soccer championships. Prep Talk blog: http://t…

Remaining in NHL would have been best for Reinhart

buffalonews.com — Sam Reinhart has much to prove as an NHL player, but give the kid credit for this much: He already has mastered the art of politely answering questions without providing any real insight. Then again, what was the rookie center to say Thursday about his then uncertain future? Reinhart is 18...

Grazen brings mature approach to his role with Canisius College hockey

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — When Matt Grazen made the transition from junior hockey to college, he noticed a few differences. There was the speed. The game is played faster at the next level which means he not only needed to physically be quicker but mentally faster. There was the strength. Guys were bigger and...
Oct 31, 2014

Matt Grazen is the only WNY member of the @GriffsHockey senior class which makes HarborCenter pretty special: campuswatch.wp.buffalonews.com/?p=4446

College hockey: Canisius-Ohio State, Niagara-AIC at a glance

buffalonews.com — Ohio State at Canisius 7:35 p.m. tonight and Saturday HarborCenter Last time out: The Golden Griffins earned their first weekend sweep, defeating Atlantic Hockey foe American International in Massachusetts. The Griffs improved to 4-2-0 overall and 2-1-0 in conference play. About Ohio State: The Buckeyes are 3-1 coming off a bye week.

Bumgarner’s feat is an instant classic

buffalonews.com — KANSAS CITY - You just never know what you're getting into at the World Series. Especially if it goes to Game Seven. After all, we spent pretty much all of October hearing the Royals had the best bullpen on either side of the Mississippi. And there's no doubt their three-headed ...
Oct 31, 2014

BN Sports: A day later, reflecting on Bumgarner’s instant classic. My column from KC. #SFGiants buffalonews.com/columns/mike-h…

ASi of Tonawanda takes home $1 million prize in 43North contest

buffalonews.com — ASi, the hometown contestant in a global competition, took home the $1 million grand prize in the 43North business plan contest.The Town of Tonawanda metal forming company, which has been in development for seven years, beat out 10 other finalists for the contest's top prize Thursda... - The Buffalo News
Oct 31, 2014

ASi, hometown entry in a global competition, wins $1 million prize in #43North business plan contest. @forty3north buffalonews.com/city-region/as…

Moogs earnings rise, but job cuts loom

buffalonews.com — Moog Inc., the Elma motion control equipment maker that is cutting jobs in its aircraft and space businesses because of stagnant sales, said today that its fourth-quarter profits jumped despite setting aside nearly $13 million to pay for the restructuring.Moog's profits jumped to $4... - The Buffalo News
Oct 31, 2014

Moog's earnings rise, but Elma company sets aside $13 million to pay for job cuts in space and aircraft units. buffalonews.com/business/moogs…

An expanded tour of HarborCenter

buffalonews.com — Workers put the final touches on the sign for (716) Food and Sport at HarborCenter, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) - The Buffalo News

Marchand goal foils Sabres in overtime

buffalonews.com — Optimists in Sabreland could look at Thursday's game against Boston and see a few things to like. The power play finally scored. The Sabres added to their point total for the third time.Pessimists have more evidence to add to their cause. The Sabres gave up the tying goal with 5:30 ...
Oct 31, 2014

Blown coverage in OT, big shot disparity minimize Sabres' advances in power play, competitiveness in loss to Bruins. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

Sabres notebook: Decision time for Reinhart; Zadorov in limbo

buffalonews.com — The Sabres are about to determine the future of one junior-eligible player. Questions remain about the other one.Sam Reinhart played the final game of his nine-game tryout Thursday in a 3-2 overtime loss to Boston. His entry-level contract kicks in with a 10th game, so Buffalo General Mana...
Oct 31, 2014

The Sabres are about to determine the future of Sam Reinhart. Questions remain about Nikita Zadorov. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

A new day dawns for Canisus hockey at HarborCenter

buffalonews.com — There was no winning tradition. No NCAA Tournament run. Not even a rink to call its own.The Canisius College program was a pile of potential when Matthew Grazen was growing up in Clarence. College hockey appeared only sporadically on the Western New York sports scene and Grazen didn'...

Astorino cozies up to NYSUT as Cuomo gets tepid backing from Working Families Party

buffalonews.com — ALBANY - With just days left in the governor's race, Thursday produced an odd-bedfellow moment, with the state's left-leaning teachers union making nice with Republican Rob Astorino as the small-but-influential Working Families Party urged people who don't like Gov. Andrew M.

Prep Talk: Bennett-Burgard means a house divided for family

buffalonews.com — It took some prodding, but Arleen Sanders picked a side. She'll be in Darlell's camp Saturday afternoon at All High Stadium when the Burgard senior and his Bulldogs teammates try to end the dream season of a Bennett Tigers team that includes Darlell's twin, Darnell, and younger ...
Oct 31, 2014

RT @miggyrod33: House divided when Bennett and Burgard meet for right to play at The Ralph for Section VI title. #preptalklive buffalonews.com/sports/footbal…

New waterfront designs bring suburban-style architecture downtown

buffalonews.com — On the first day of one of my first reporting jobs out of college, for a tiny newspaper in southern Louisiana, I came across the ugliest municipal building I have ever seen.The gigantic chunk of dirty grey concrete in otherwise beautiful downtown Houma, La., lo... - The Buffalo News
Oct 31, 2014

ICYMI: My column on the misguided infusion of suburban-style architecture into the downtown streetscape: buffalonews.com/columns/colin-…

October fright fest

adamzyglis.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Sabres are breaking records with their poor performance through October.

It’s a hat trick of surprises in governor race

buffalonews.com — Politics makes strange bedfellows, frenemies and good friends, and Thursday saw a good dose of all three in the race for governor of New York.The strange-bedfellow moment came when the state's left-leaning teachers union made nice with the Republican candidate, Westchester County Ex... - The Buffalo News