'Noronen, who strained an abdominal muscle and failed to finish Saturday's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers, will return to the Sabres' AHL farm team in Rochester.'
Archives for December 18, 2001
'To fill his spot, Buffalo called up forward Taylor Pyatt, one of two players acquired in last June's trade that sent Michael Peca to the New York Islanders.
'The Sabres have lost the equivalent of two forward lines, plus Hasek, during the past two seasons and need to forge a new identity in order to be taken seriously in the Eastern Conference race. Over to you, Mr. Regier.'
'Ruff plans on keeping the starting goalie a game-by-game decision for now, but Noronen still refers to Biron as the No. 1 goalie.'