The Blue Jackets lone December power-play goal before last night came Dec. 1.
Archives for December 2001
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Kozlovs right Achilles tendon was almost completely cut when he collided with Blue Jackets center Tyler Wright at 8:06 of the second period. Teammates helped Kozlov to the bench…The cut required 60 stitches.
[Stu Barnes] was a presence all night. Tied the score at 2 with a gritty goal late in the third period.
They hit a seeing-eye dog on the power play that went through traffic. But we came right back and tied the game up.
Red-hot left wing Vyacheslav Kozlov suffered a partially severed left Achilles tendon early in the second period when he was kicked along the boards. He is not expected to return until after the All-Star break.
'The Sabres, anxious to compose a winning streak to counterbalance the erratic first half of their season, won't need any better reminder than their humbling 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets – at home, no less – on Oct. 19.'
'"I shoveled it. And reshoveled it. And reshoveled it," captain Stu Barnes said.'
'The Sabres have scored at least one power-play goal in five straight games.'
'The Sabres, scheduled to play in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, scrambled to escape their paralyzed city by four-wheel-drive trucks to Niagara Falls International Airport for a hastily arranged charter flight Friday. They arrived in Columbus an hour later, happy to have left Buffalo for a few days.'
'Wednesday night also was one of the few times this season that the forwards appeared universally committed to doing their part on defense.'