Growing up, we had two meanings for the “Irish Curse.” Since I used up my South Buffalo joke last week, we'll leave the first and somewhat smaller definition alone. But the second way we used that term has everything to do with the Buffalo Sabre campaign to date.
Archives for October 23, 2001
'A few days later the coach spoke of his disappointment with J.P. Dumont's lack of conditioning. Ruff said the winger arrived at training camp in subpar shape and had yet to catch up to his teammates. Dumont has answered Ruff's criticism with a pair of impressive games. Although Dumont didn't record a point over the weekend, he again is playing the edgy sort of game opponents dread.'
'"I'm 6-2, 165," he said before sarcastically curling his arms like a muscle man. "Pound-for-pound I'm the toughest guy in hockey."'
'LW Slava Kozlov has four goals in his last four games.'
'Kozlov has had an immediate impact with a team-high five goals. He is on a line with C Chris Gratton and RW Maxim Afinogenov.'
'G Martin Biron is seventh in the league with a 1.87 goals-against average and 10th in saves percentage at .929.'