Mika Noronen was put into the pressure cooker. With Sabres No. 1 goalie Martin Biron being given a well deserved rest, Noronen was thrust into the starting goalie position in Philadelphia, of all places. Not too often does a callup from the AHL get to play in front of the rabid Flyer fans against the conference leading team. That was Noronen's plight Thursday night and he came away with flying colors. By winning, the Sabres posted their first regular season win in the First Union Center since March 15, 1997.
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