'Nine of the top 10-selling jerseys belonged to members of the Rangers. The jersey for Sabres captain Stu Barnes drew the highest price among Buffalo players, selling for $5,885.'
Archives for October 19, 2001
The Blue Jackets have yet to score more than three times in any game this season, with five of their 14 goals coming on the power play. Forwards Geoff Sanderson and Espen Knutsen, the team’s leading scorers last season, have combined for one goal this year.
The slow start by Rhett Warrener and Jay McKee has raised concern among Sabres' fans. Several theories have popped up as to what might be wrong. Is Rhett upset over not getting the “C”? Is Jay mad he didn't get one of the “A”s? Are they still suffering from concussion symptoms? Stop worrying.
'"His level of competing is up there where he's giving hits, taking hits," coach Lindy Ruff said. "He hasn't scored on a lot of his real good opportunities, where he's got himself situated in that shot lane and his shot's blocked. Overall, I've been very pleased with his game, and he's been rewarded with it. To a man, he's been one of our top players."'
'"You go back to the start of last year, and the one thing that was evident was J.P. was in fabulous shape," Ruff said. "I think this year he wasn't quite at that level, and it was something I addressed early in training camp. We put him through a lot of extra drills and extra work. But I still don't think he's (there)."'
'D Jason Woolley is tied with RW Miroslav Satan for the highest rating at plus-4.'