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Buffalo Sabres / Atlanta Thrashers Gamenight Preview

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 3:01 pm

In an effort to bring you something a little bit different, I had a chance to catch up with The Falconer from Bird Watchers Anonymous and ask him what we should expect from the Atlanta Thrashers tonight.

 Q1.  What has been a pleasant surprise for the Thrashers so far this season?

Former Sabre Eric Boulton scored a point in his first two games, but I would say Evander Kane tops that. I argued he should go back to juniors during Training Camp, but so far he has his first NHL goal and NHL assist and is getting significant minutes on the PK with no PK Goals Against.  

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UB: Men’s Basketball Releases 2009-10 Schedule

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 12:10 pm

The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has released its schedule for the 2009-10 campaign. The defending regular season co-champions of the Mid-American Conference will open the season on November 15 against Vermont at Alumni Arena.

Following the Bulls’ opener with the Catamounts, they will hit the road for a pair of games against Navy on Nov. 19 and Towson on Nov. 21. UB returns home to face Canisius (Nov. 24) in the first of two straight home games. They will host Army on Dec. 3.

The Bulls will play at Big Ten foe Purdue on Dec. 5 and Niagara on Dec. 9 before returning home to host Buffalo State on Dec. 12. A first-ever game at Wisconsin-Green Bay awaits the Bulls on Dec. 22.

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Ennis has a coming out party against Hartford

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 11:20 am

It must be something in the water at the Cumberland County Civic Center, but the Portland Pirates remained undefeated on home ice with a 6-3 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack on Friday night.

It was also a night to remember for Tyler Ennis, who scored four points, including his first professional hat trick. Ennis had been held off the scoresheet for the first four games of the season, and he was relieved just score his first goal of the season.

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Sabres defeat Islanders, 6-3…. Web links

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 10:58 am

* reports that the Sabres were all over the NY Islanders.

* Tyler Myers scored a goal and an assist to pace the Sabres over New York, as Buffalo News reporter John Vogl recounts.

* John Vogl of the Buffalo News also says that Islanders forward John Tavares takes center stage Friday night.

Bonnies set “Select a Seat Day” for October 24

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 9:30 am

St. Bonaventure basketball fans can get their first look at the men’s and women’s basketball teams on Saturday, October 24, during “Select A Seat” day at the Reilly Center.

The event will be free and open to the public. The women’s basketball team will tip things off with a brown and white inter-squad scrimmage from 9:30-10:30 a.m. followed by 15 minutes of drills. While the women are playing, the men’s team will be signing autographs outside the Fast Break Club from 10:30-11. The men will then take the court for an “open” practice, while the women will sign autographs from 11-11:30.

The scrimmage and open practice will run in conjunction with the second annual “Select a Seat Day” where all Reilly Center upper level seats open for new season sales or seat upgrades will be marked. The Reilly Center Ticket Office will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to process requests.

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NU Men’s Soccer Falls At Loyola

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 8:00 am

The Niagara men’s soccer team suffered its first MAAC loss of the season with a 4-0 setback at defending MAAC regular season champion, the Loyola Greyhounds, on Friday afternoon.  

“On the day Loyola was a better team and deserved to win,” head coach Dermot McGrane said. “We need to learn from this game, and then put it behind so that we can prepare to face Rider on Sunday.”

Loyola (5-6-1, 2-0-0 MAAC) scored all four goals in a 16-minute span, including three goals in the last 12 minutes of the first half. Niagara (4-7-1, 2-1-0 MAAC) was done in by some smooth finishing by the home team.

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Canisius Men’s Soccer Defeats Rider, 3-1

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 7:19 am

The Canisius College men’s soccer team scored two goals with just under three minutes remaining in the game to secure a 3-1 victory over host Rider on Friday afternoon. With the win, Canisius improves to 2-1-0 in the MAAC.

Senior Alan McGreal (Dublin, Ireland) led the Griffs with five points and two goals, including the game-winner, to go along with one assist on the afternoon. Junior Greg Anne (Rennselaer, N.Y.) also tallied a goal for Canisius.
Sophomore Adam Miller (Reading, Pa.) recorded a season-best eight saves in net to anchor the Canisius defense in victory.

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Women’s Soccer Blanks Plattsburgh, 3-0

  • Posted on October 17, 2009 at 6:30 am

Buffalo State (5-3-5/3-2-1) pushed its unbeaten streak to four games with a convincing 3-0 victory over Plattsburgh (8-4-2/3-4-2) in a SUNYAC game Friday at Coyer Field.

Barb Kiliszek (Depew/Lancaster) opened the scoring in the 17th minute with an unassisted tally, and Amanda Sauer (Orchard Park/Orchard Park) and Leighana Krzyzanowski (Ontario/Wayne Central) each scored in the second half to put the game out of reach. Kristina Boberskyj (Rochester/Greece-Odyssey) and Courtney Hilliker (Williamsville/Williamsville South) assisted on the second and third goals respectively.

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