'Heinze sealed the win — and his fifth career three-goal game — by scoring into an empty net in the final minute. Acquired on Tuesday from Columbus, Heinze had a goal and assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the New York Rangers.'
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'The Buffalo Sabres found a new star. The Vancouver Canucks lost theirs. Steve Heinze recorded a hat trick in his second game with his new team as the Sabres posted a 4-2 victory over the Canucks, who likely lost captain Markus Naslund for the season.'
'Heinze has four goals in just two games for Buffalo, including the go-ahead goal with 9:16 remaining to give Buffalo an important win to keep at least a share of fifth seed in the Eastern Conference.'
'"I'm going to put a lot of thought into that," Ruff said earlier this week. "I've been leaning along the lines of rotating the captaincy either on a couple-week basis or a five-game basis for the player who deserves it the most."'