'Noronen has been solid in the last three games he's played in, giving up just five goals while facing 76 shots. That's a .934 save percentage.'
Archives for March 28, 2002
'"We're taking a flat-out aggressive approach," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said.'
'Biron is the favorite to start tonight despite allowing soft goals in Tuesday's crushing 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. Philly looks better for Noronen, who stopped 31 of 32 shots to beat the Flyers there March 14.'
'Sabres have converted 3 of 8 power-play chances since D Jason Woolley's return to the lineup.'
'Sabres' owner John Rigas spoke of getting "the tools to finish the job" after the club's march to the Stanley Cup finals in 1999, but trading Hasek to Detroit was like leaving a carpenter without his hammer.'
'After a heady two-month stretch, which included consecutive shutouts, Biron has gone 1-5-1 in his last seven starts and given up a number of questionable goals.'