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

Rick Dudley (LW) 19 GP   0 G   0 A   0 P   Even   3 S   0 GWG   0 PIM   0 Stars Richie Dunn (D) 24 GP   4 G   14 A   … Continue reading

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’79-’80 Sabres Stay Alive with McKegney’s OT Goal; ’88-’89 Flames Lead Series 3-1

The 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres now have to win every game left in this series if they want to move on to the Ultimate NHL Final. They have one down and three to go. They scored just 38 seconds into … Continue reading

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McCrimmon’s Shorty Early in 3rd Period Gives ’88-’89 Flames 3-2 Win; Now Lead ’79-’80 Sabres 3-0

The 19th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames are now one win away from reaching the Ultimate NHL Final. However, this Game 3 was pretty much a game that the 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres should have won. The Sabres got on the board … Continue reading

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