'The line of Simon Gagne, Jeremy Roenick and Justin Williams has been hot. The trio has combined for five goals and eight assists in three games. But that's the only line that's producing.'
Archives for October 10, 2001
'Yes, Buffalo and Philadelphia are shades of the teams that took the ice last April for the Stanley Cup playoffs, but, still bitter rivals, the teams will be playing for nothing less than superiority or redemption.'
Kudos to Darcy Regier for helping out in the recent Sabres-Rangers game with the “fourth jerseys.” These jerseys were auctioned off to assist in funding the recovery efforts in New York City.
'"I think in their case they'd like to come in and make amends for it," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. "You don't like to be embarrassed. It was a game where it just seemed like everything we did went right, and every mistake they made we put it in the net. It led to a night they'd like to forget. It'll give them some added incentive coming back into this building."'
'The Buffalo Sabres' defensive partners find themselves in unfamiliar territory after three games. They enter tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers tied for last on the team with an uncharacteristic minus-4 rating.'
'Of teams the Sabres have played 50 times, the Flyers hold the only winning record. The Sabres are 40-59-19 (.419) against them.'
'The Flyers should see Martin Biron in nets, as he is the heir to Dominik Hasek. Biron has a 2.02 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in two games.'