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World championships under way

The world championships started Friday, and members of the Sabres play a prominent role on several teams.

USA: Jason Pominville and Drew Stafford (plus local products Patrick Kane and Lee Stempniak)

Canada: Derek Roy

Czech Republic: Ales Kotalik

Germany: Philip Gogulla

Russia: Maxim Afinogenov, Dmitri Kalinin

Slovakia: Andrej Sekera

You can follow the tournament, which is being played in Canada for the first time, at this link. The tournament runs through May 18.

---John Vogl


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John Vogl

John Vogl

John Vogl has been covering the Sabres since 2002-03, an era that has included playoff runs, last-place finishes and three ownership changes. The award-winning writer is the Buffalo chapter chairman for the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.

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Amy Moritz

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