'"But one thing you can be assured of is that I won't be a cancer in the locker room. I don't do those kind of things."'
Archives for March 25, 2002
'Campbell, who was playing in his 25th game for the Sabres this season, has been winning rave reviews since being recalled on March 2 because of an injury to Richard Smehlik.'
'There aren't enough antacid tablets to get over a week like this.'
'Buffalo's power-play unit, impotent on 16 straight chances heading into the game, seemed rejuvenated by Jason Woolley's return to the lineup and scored on its first opportunity.'
'Are the Senators worried? You're darned right they are and with plenty of reason. Teams want to go into the playoffs on a roll and if the losing continues, they'll find themselves in sixth place in the East before they know it.'
'The slick-skating 22-year-old has played well in the 11 games since his latest callup from Randy Cunneyworth's Rochester Amerks. So well, in fact, that he has made a healthy scratch of Jason Woolley — the highest-scoring playoff defenceman in Sabres history — who finally dressed for the first time in 11 games last night.'
'It would seem that unless a better NHL financial structure emerges from what is certain to be a bloody labour battle two years hence, the Sabres are as likely as any Canadian team — perhaps more likely — to move or fold.'
'"We looked like we were in good shape," Lalime said. "We made a few mistakes and they scored. There's no way we should have lost that game."'