Sabres forward Thomas Vanek is close to signing in Austria to play during the NHL lockout.
Vanek's agent, Steve Bartlett, tells News 4 Sports the deal is not 100% complete, but once insurance issues are settled he will be joining the Graz 99ers.
That would make four Sabres players who have signed overseas to play during the lockout. Andrej Sekera, Tyler Ennis, and Christian Ehrhoff already signed elsewhere.
The NHL has already canceled the entire preseason schedule. NHL labor talks are scheduled to continue Tuesday.
Buffalo's season opener is set for Saturday, October 13th. That date appears to be very much in jeopardy at the moment.
A jury has convicted 16-year-old Dylan Schumaker of second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's young son.
Police say a Mercedes Benz was making a left turn, when it failed to yield the right of way and struck the police car.
Police in Orleans County say they found 43 bags of crack cocaine inside a vehicle on South Main Street, in Albion, on Friday.
Lake effect snow warning from Tuesday evening until Thursday morning
A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.
Police say 29-year-old Joshua Sullivan was already issued an order of protection that prohibited him from subjecting the child to any verbal or physical abuse.