'Calgary and Buffalo played once last year, with the home-town Sabres squeezing out a 3-2 overtime victory.'
Archives for November 23, 2001
'Ray is expected to play his 800th NHL game tonight at 7, when the Sabres host the Calgary Flames in HSBC Arena.'
'The Sabres all-time games played leaders…'.
'"There's an outside chance for Saturday if everything feels good."'
'Calgary is just one of two teams – Minnesota is the other – G Martin Biron has never faced.'
'And the former "Hardest Working Team in Hockey" got off to a decent start before dropping to the bottom of its division by tanking nine of 12 games in a mid-November stretch that included a shutout by the losingest team in the National Hockey League.'
'This is a Sabres team that has already had a three-game, as well as a four-game losing streak. The longest they've gone undefeated is two games, with back-to-back wins on October 20 and 22.'
'"It'll be nice to play them," Nichol said. "I can't say anything bad about that organization. They were very patient, I just ran into a few injury problems there. "They gave me a really good chance. I just blew my shoulder out and a couple of knees and then it was the long years of rehab but they were great, very supportive. It's a good organization. It'll be nice to see some old friends."'