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23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Roll On, as Usual, by Defeating 10th-seeded ’19-’20 Senators in Five Games

Just business as usual for the 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres. They took care of business in a five-game defeat of the 10th-seeded ’19-’20 Ottawa Senators. Buffalo outscored them 25-15 and outshot them on average by 20. The Senators did have … Continue reading

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Team Recap: 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres

Rick Dudley (LW) 15 GP   0 G   0 A   0 P   Even   4 S   0 GWG   0 PIM   0 Stars Richie Dunn (D) 21 GP   1 G   7 A   … Continue reading

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23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Upset 7th-seeded ’71-’72 New York Rangers in Close Seven Game Series

Game 1 of this series turned out to be the game with the widest margin of victory at three (6-3 final). After that, this series featured a triple overtime in Game 2 and three one-goal games to finish the series. … Continue reading

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Martin’s OT-Winner in Game 4 Seals Sweep of 10th-seeded ’00-’01 Devils for 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres

The 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres continue to roll. Meanwhile, the New Jersey Devils franchise has yet to win a series after having a First Round bye in both tournaments. It was a tough four games for the Devils. They only … Continue reading

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3rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres Return to UNP After Easily Sweeping Top-seeded ’74-’75 Sabres

The reigning representatives were clearly the favorite in this series and they easily clinched a spot in the Ultimate NHL Playoff, again. Goalie Don Edwards stopped 33 of 34 shots against in Game 1 as the 3rd-seeded ’79-’80 Sabres won … Continue reading

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