'Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has stated if Noronen can't beat out Biron, the team would rather put Noronen back in Rochester to play on a regular basis. Veteran Bob Essensa will be Buffalo's backup.'
Archives for September 25, 2001
'A second concussion in a 10-month span will shelve Rhett Warrener for the remainder of the preseason, but the Buffalo Sabres defenseman should be cleared before the real games begin Oct. 4. "It doesn't look like he'll be ready to play another preseason game, but (he'll) be ready for the regular season," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said Monday.'