'Adam Mair scored a tiebreaking goal with 8:15 left, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in an exhibition game Thursday night.'
Archives for October 3, 2002
'Ryan Miller's homecoming was a happy one as the Buffalo Sabres pulled away for a 4-2 preseason victory over the Detroit Red Wings.'
'"We confirmed there were five groups doing due diligence. The 'imminence' or 'days away' of any of those bids didn't come from us,'' Bettman said. "We never put a timetable on it. We are in a process that I am comfortable is proceeding on an orderly basis. And I believe in the not too distant future — and I don't mean hours or days — this process will be headed towards a conclusion. But I'm not going to put a timetable on it and I am not concerned."'
'There is a good chance the Buffalo Sabres may carry eight defensemen on their team this year. And they may dress as many as many as seven of them per game. The two players who have made the difference in coach Lindy Ruff's thinking are Brian Campbell and Henrik Tallinder.'
'Varada, a restricted free agent in the midst of a holdout, is wearing out the tread on his radials to ensure he doesn't get a spare tire around his waist. He takes a two-hour drive every day from Clarence to Erie to skate and exercise with that city's junior-league hockey team, the Otters. The Otters' co-owner is Bassin, a possible bidder for Sabres ownership.'