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The Sabres have not played in the Stanley Cup Finals since 1975. AP

Cutting to the point

Sabres not flashy, but heading to Stanley Cup finals

Buffalo advanced to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since 1975 Monday night, May 31, defeating Toronto 4-2 to take the Eastern Conference finals 4-1.
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    The 1974-75 and 1998-99 editions of the Sabres now have a common bond. They are the only two Buffalo teams to reach the finals.
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