'Buffalo Sabres captain Stu Barnes left early in the first period of Sunday night's game at Tampa Bay with a concussion.'
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Former Sabre Pat LaFontaine is appearing in a charity game April 7 in the Boston area. The proceeds of the Microsoft Hockey Challenge will go toward building an interactive computer room for children who are patients at the Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, MA. ”The first [interactive room] was going to be in Buffalo, and we still hope to do that along with LA. But there’s been a little bit of a political war to try to save the [Children’s] hospital,” said LaFontaine.
'The Sabres have played well lately, but they've also laid some eggs.'
'"We'll keep three goalies, keep Mika the rest of the way," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said Saturday. "I don't think initially (we intended to keep Noronen). We knew we just couldn't, with the way the schedule was, keep playing Marty."'
'Sabres have beaten Lightning in both previous meetings by a combined score of 8-2.'