'Noronen, who will continue to develop in the minors, appeared in two NHL games last year, winning both while filling in for the injured Hasek.'
Archives for September 2001
'The Sabres outshot the Leafs, 26-20, but could not convert on six power-play opportunities. Five of the Sabres' chances came in the first two periods, and they totaled only three shots on those.'
'Buffalo has 27 players on its roster, and about 21 slots are spoken for. Prior to Thursday night's 3-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre, Ruff said one position at forward and another on defense were still up for grabs.'
'"I'm very excited," said Biron, who was the Sabres starter in last night's 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs in pre-season action at the Air Canada Centre. "I'm the guy who gets the most exposure because I'm doing what Dom did, but my expectations are higher for myself than anyone can imagine. I know I can do the job; I just want to prove it to everyone else."'
'Last night, Mogilny responded with a magnificent effort that shut up his critics — albeit temporarily — and provided starved Leafs fans with a taste of the wonderful raw talent No. 89 possesses.'