Archives for September 2006

Buffalo 3, Pittsburgh 2 (SO)

'Henrik Tallinder and Jason Pominville scored goals for Buffalo, which improved to 3-1 on the preseason.'

Sabres Win Wild Shootout Over Penguins

'The Buffalo Sabres survived a slow start and came from behind to win in a shootout 3-2. Clarke MacArthur was the 22nd shooter and put away the game winner past Penguins goalie Dany Sabourin.'

Sabres win marathon shootout

'It took an eleven-round shootout…'

Vanek boosts Sabres

'The only goaltenders left in camp are starter Ryan Miller and backup Martin Biron. Miller is expected to start when the Sabres face the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight.'

Bills and Sabres come to the rescue

'The two organizations and the Bills' alumni association are donating $3,000 to the GC [God's Children] Cowboys to help replace equipment and food stolen by thieves this week.'

2006-07 NHL Previews: Buffalo Sabres

'Figure the Sabres to reach the third round; especially if Regier gets good value in the deal for Biron.'

Saturday’s Ottawa Coverage

Hamel doing all he can to stay in Ottawa (Ottawa Citizen)

Corvo injury puts damper on hat trick by Hamel (Ottawa Citizen)

Special K dressed for success (Ottawa Citizen)

Say it isn’t so, Joe (Ottawa Sun)

Foligno hungry like a Wolf (Ottawa Sun)

Ottawa Senators defenceman Joe Corvo suffers broken foot (CP)

Senators D Corvo out with broken foot (Sportsticker)

Post-game report: Buffalo Sabres 4 Senators 3 (

Buffalo 4, Ottawa 3

'Thomas Vanek scored three goals to offset Denis Hamel's natural hat trick for Ottawa as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Senators 4-3 on Friday night in an exhibition game.'

Thomas Vanek, Denis Hamel trade hat tricks in Sabres' 4-3 win over Senators

'Buffalo's Maxim Afinogenov suffered a charley horse in his right leg after a hit from Jason Spezza that earned the Ottawa centre a tripping penalty.'

Buffalo 4, Ottawa 3

'Chris Drury scored the Sabres other goal unassisted while Martin Biron turned aside 26 shots in the win.'

Vanek's Hat Trick Gives Sabres Win In Ottawa

'The Sabres finished 3-for-12 on the powerplay.'

Sabres rally to win 4-3

'Vanek's three goals and four points lead the team during the preseason.'

Sabres Assign 10 To Rochester

‘Goaltender Adam Dennis; goaltender Adam Berkhoel; defenseman Mike Card; left wing Branislav Fabry; defenseman Michael Funk; left wing Dylan Hunter; right wing Patrick Kaleta; right wing Mark Mancari; defenseman Christopher Trick; and center Marek Zagrapan. This leaves the Sabres with 30 players still in training camp.’

Saturday’s Rochester Coverage

Mostly new Amerks open training camp (Rochester D&C)

Amerks Set to Open Camp (WROC-TV)

Amerks change Sunday practice time to 3:30 p.m. (

2006-07 Buffalo Sabres Preview

'Expect the Sabres to be in the mix for the Northeast title again, and if they can't surpass the Senators they'll again be in the middle of the Eastern Conference playoff pack.'