' If the Sabres keep losing defensemen at their current rate, the tollbooth attendants on the New York State Thruway from Rochester to Buffalo will know Rory Fitzpatrick by name. A rash of injuries to Sabres defensemen has necessitated Fitzpatrick's recall from the American Hockey League's Rochester Americans four times this season. This time he might have to stay.'
Sabres defensemen pushed to limit
February 20, 2003 Submitted by