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NHL set for first regular-season game in Germany

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BERLIN (AP) - The NHL is headed to Berlin for its first regular-season game in Germany, and a pair of local boys could be in the spotlight when the Buffalo Sabres take on the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

Buffalo forward Jochen Hecht and offseason signing Christian Ehrhoff, a defensman, will both be at the sold-out O2 World arena. Ehrhoff said he signed his 10-year, $40 million contract with the Sabres in June without knowing the team was scheduled to play in Germany.

Ehroff says "this was definitely a great bonus."

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