Archives for November 2006

Chris Cuthbert set to go where no NHL play-by-play man has gone before

‘Buffalo was picked as the site to try it because HSBC Arena is one of the few around the league that has enough room to accommodate two broadcasters at ice level.’

Cuthbert, Healy to call game from ice level

'The landmark broadcast takes place Friday at 7:30pm et/4:30m pt featuring the New York Rangers facing the Buffalo Sabres from HSBC Arena in Buffalo, with Chris Cuthbert and Glenn Healy calling the action from between the benches.'

Downtime has Sabres feeling up

'"It's the first time since I've been a Sabre to have two complete days off," said co-captain Daniel Briere, who noted his legs felt more explosive. "You were looking at every day it seemed we had a new injury. Guys were getting tired. Focus wasn't quite there as it was earlier on. So I think it was needed."'

Sabres hot on ice, hot in ballot box

Success on the ice has translated to success in fan balloting for the Buffalo Sabres, who have four guys in the top-five vote getters for the NHL All-Star game, according to'

Sabres Getting Healthy

'"I think it's the first time Lindy's given us two days off since I've been a Buffalo Sabre," said Sabres co-captain Daniel Briere, "It was nice. With the schedule we had lately, the injuries hitting us, a lot of guys were banged up and needed rest."'

Thursday’s Rochester Coverage

Amerks celebrity dinner & sports memorabilia auction set for Feb. 13th (

Florida Panthers recall Amerk forward Rob Globke (

Sabres’ Ruff is still here, still right on

‘In an impatient world, especially in the NHL, here’s hoping people in this town appreciate what they have behind the Sabres’ bench. Ruff has become the most stabilizing force in hockey, one who has been here for almost 10 years and will remain for as long as he pleases.’

Road Trip with the Boosters

'Take a road trip to New Jersey with the Buffalo Sabres Booster Club on Saturday, February 3 for the Devils/Sabres contest in Continent Airlines Arena.'

Four Sabres In Top Five

'According to a recent report by the National Hockey League, four Buffalo Sabres rank among the top five vote getters in their respective categories in fan balloting for the 2007 NHL All-Star game.'

Kennedy Goes Global with Coast-to-Coast Score

'Buffalo Sabres prospect Tim Kennedy has been You Tubed.'

Sabres forward Novotny out with upper body injury

‘He was hurt late in the second period Sunday and did not return. The Sabres would not be more specific about his injury. Novotny is in his first full season with the Sabres, and has five goals and nine points in 24 games.’

Sabres enjoying much deserved break

'Ruff wasn't as optimistic about Connolly when he gave his update on the team's MASH unit, saying the center — who accumulated a career-high 55 points in 63 games last season — still has a ways to go. "Could it be career threatening? The answer to that is probably yes, but we don't believe so," he said. "The doctors have indicated that they don't believe so. So you have to remain optimistic that one day the symptoms will be gone and he'll be back exercising and back at it."'

Who's better? Anaheim or Buffalo? We can only guess

'The Sabres are the better team, if only by the slimmest of margins. It's not just because they've achieved the same number of points in one fewer game, two fewer after the Ducks play the Oilers on Tuesday night. It's not because the Ducks haven't beaten the Sabres this millennium. It's because the Sabres look willing to play that extra-risky, cojones-to-the-wall style that just might put them over the top if Miller can stand his ground.' Meet and Greet in Washington DC

'If you are planning to go to the Sabres vs. Capitals game on December 2nd, and other website communities are getting together before the game at Fado's Irish Pub by the Verizon Center. Visit our message board for details!'

Sabres proving they can win any which way

'With 24 games in the books, the Sabres and their fans have very little to be disappointed with as the team continues winning games in a myriad of ways. Whether it's by blowouts or by shootouts, come-from-behind wins or dramatic overtime games, the Sabres have shown they can win any way possible, proving time after time that a game is not over until the final whistle blows.'