'"Business owners need to step forward now and support the organization through the purchase of season tickets," said Giangreco, who's been in business for 33 years, one more year than the Sabres have existed. He bought Hy-Grade, which employs 85, three years ago. "I feel Buffalo is a better community to do business in with the Sabres here."'
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'"We get a lead, but the minute a goal is scored against us, well, it's like something is about to snowball," said Ruff. "We've dug this hole we're in. Now we have to find a way to get out of it."'
'Miller, the Sabres' fifth-round pick in the 1999 draft, could make his NHL debut at New Jersey on Tuesday as the Sabres attempt to end an 11-game winless streak (0-9-2). Buffalo is a loss or tie away from matching its worst winless streak.'
In the midst of an 11-game winless streak with no major player transactions seemingly on the horizon, Buffalo Sabres' General Manager Darcy Regier refuses to travel the road that struggling sports franchises invariably go down — firing their head coach.
'Ryan Miller will make his NHL debut Tuesday on the road.'
'"To lose the Buffalo Sabres, what would that do to the city? What would that do to Erie County? It would be devastating."'
'At a time when fan and corporate support is most needed, paying customers are staying away.'
'Miller was promoted by the Buffalo Sabres Sunday night.'