Ales Kotalik and Curtis Brown added first-period goals for the Sabres (3-1-1). Ryan Miller made 21 saves in the first two period, and Mika Noronen stopped six shots in the third.
Archives for September 2002
'Rookie Ales Kotalik and Curtis Brown scored in a 1:48 span of the second period as the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 3-2 preseason victory over the Ottawa Senators.'
'Eric Boulton has a unique opportunity — to play NHL hockey in his hometown. The Sackville winger will play his first game in metro in about 10 years Saturday when his Buffalo Sabres meet the Ottawa Senators at the Metro Centre.'
'The Swedish defenseman has had such a brilliant camp, the Sabres might be forced to put him on the opening-night roster. Now Ruff is considering the possibility of keeping eight defensemen instead of the usual seven.'
'"I'm disappointed I'm not on the road," Gare said. "I felt Rick Jeanneret, Jim Lorentz and I had some consistency and that's one of the reasons why we had one of the better broadcasts."'