'There's bad blood between these teams after a Canadiens' goaltender was injured in each of the first two games between the teams this season.'
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'"We want to get off to a good start," said Varada, "and hopefully put an end to the slump."'
'Tonight's game is the first of seven consecutive road games for the Canadiens.'
'"No question about it, we're not going to sit back," said Carriere, assistant to Sabres general manager Darcy Regier. "We want the team to be successful. Being a good partner is understanding the tradition in Rochester. Rochester is an extension of our arm."'