Depressing cloud over Sabres is clearing

‘“You can still have a bright future and have the pain not be not as much,” Ennis said. “We’re moving in the right direction. We’re looking forward to a really good 2014.”’

Sabres goalie Ryan Miller to rest tonight, happy with backup Jhonas Enroth playing regularly

‘“You get a rested Ryan Miller, you’re going to get a better player,” interim Sabres coach Ted Nolan said.’

Tuesday’s Winnipeg Coverage

Miller has been one of Sabres’ few highlights (Winnipeg Free Press)
5 things to watch for as the Jets battle the Sabres (CBC Sports)
Sabres-Jets Preview (AP)
Buffalo Sabres (11-24-4) at Winnipeg Jets (18-18-5) (The Sports Network)
Jets host Sabres in search of third straight win (NHL.com)

Sabres Miller helps decide when he’ll rest

‘Miller hasn’t played as much this season, even after Nolan said he was going to ride him. Nolan said, “If you look at the performance of Ryan last night, the rest that he had for the Christmas break and the week before if you get a rested Ryan Miller, you get a better player and the same thing with Jhonas so, it’s a combination of both.’

Tuesday’s Rochester Coverage


Amerks coach: ‘Our team competed very well’
(Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)

Miller delivers another gem as Sabres beat Caps in shootout

‘The Sabres went to the dressing room for the second intermission ahead for only the fourth time in 39 games. They were 2-0-1, while Washington was 5-10-1 when trailing after two periods. The victory total was tied for most in the NHL.’

Miller plays like America’s best goalie

‘Miller’s 49 saves were a career high, and he improved to 3-0 when facing 50 or more shots.’

Capitals tip their hats to Sabres’ goalie

‘“I don’t think we want to do anything that differently,” Ovechkin said. “We had pretty good chances to score and Miller was outstanding. They got the victory and he deserved it.”’

Sabres goalie Ryan Miller dynamic in shootout win against Capitals, doesn’t want to speculate about Olympics

‘Sunday’s dynamic performance might’ve been the best of his 528-game career.“He better be the starting goalie for the Olympics,” Sabres center Tyler Ennis said.’

Sabres’ Tyler Ennis on thunderous hit: ‘He really had no idea that I was coming down’

‘“He really had no idea that I was coming down,” Ennis said following the Sabres’ 2-1 shootout win. “I had some good speed. When the game’s … not going offensively, sometimes you got to lay your body out. I just tried to put all my frame into it.”’

Monday’s Washington Coverage

Washington has difficulty solving Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller (Washington Post)
Photo gallery (WashingtonCaps.com)
Phot gallery (Sabres.com)
Photo gallery (Buffalo News)

Miller makes 49 saves, Sabres top Capitals in SO

”’That was worth the price of admission to watch goaltending like that,” Sabres coach Ted Nolan said. ”Very rarely do we get to see it live, and tonight he was sensational.”’

Buffalo 2, Washington 1 (SO)

‘”Miller was playing well and we feel like we deserved to win tonight but you encounter some games that just don’t go your way, ” said Brouwer.’

Sabres’ Miller stops Capitals in SO

‘”That was worth the price of admission to watch goaltending like that,” Sabres interim coach Ted Nolan said. “Very rarely do we get to see it live and tonight he was sensational.”‘

Miller Carries Sabres to 2-1 Shootout Win Over Caps

‘On the same day that a report emerged indicating Miller could be one of Team USA’s three goaltenders in the upcoming Olympic games, the Sabres netminder was nearly flawless.’