'Rookie goalie Ryan Miller joined the Buffalo Sabres after a 1-1 tie with Syracuse on Dec. 30. Left winger Denis Hamel went up the week before. Right winger Jaroslav Kristek was promoted last week. Thus, the Amerks lost one of the AHL’s best goalies — Miller was the rookie of the month for December — and two of their top three goal-scorers.'
The Sabres Report - January 17, 2003