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Buffalo Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick from Penguins

The Buffalo Sabres announced the team acquired forward Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. “Conor has proven himself to be a reliable forward with an ability to come through in big games, whose playoff experience speaks for itself,” General Manager Jason Botterill said. “Conor ...

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Buffalo Sabres acquire Sheary, Hunwick from Penguins

The Buffalo Sabres announced the team acquired forward Conor Sheary and defenseman Matt Hunwick from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. “Conor has proven himself to be a reliable forward with an ability to come through in big games, whose playoff experience speaks for itself,” General Manager Jason Botterill said. “Conor ...

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Capitals overcome Penguins in OT to reach Eastern Conference final

A cathartic celebration 20 years in the making began with a poke of Evgeny Kuznetsov’s stick. It built as the puck that Kuznetsov tapped away from Sidney Crosby made its way to Washington Capitals teammate Alexander Ovechkin. It neared its crescendo as Ovechkin flipped it back to Kuznetsov, who at this point had split two Penguins and was streaking toward the Pittsburgh net. And it culminated jubilantly and unexpectedly ...

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Capitals top Penguins to close in on Eastern Conference final

Jakub Vrana came to the rink expecting to play on the Capitals’ third line again. He left as a top-liner on top of the world. Vrana made the most of his promotion to the top line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov, setting up the tying goal and scoring the Game 5 winner as Washington beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead ...

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