'Alexei Zhitnik, the Buffalo Sabres' ice-time leader, will miss at least a week because of a broken bone in his right foot.'
Archives for November 26, 2002
'They know they’re making stupid mistakes. They know they’re not playing as well as they can. They need to get back on track, but they got off the path somewhere back there, and all their effort just carries them further in the wrong direction. It’s called “pressing,” and it’s just as productive as trying to force the kid to understand the homework.'
While Islander fans are struggling to come to terms with the awful new look their team is giving them, Sabres fans might just be looking at the return of their classic look. The 1996 "gang colors" look might be out the door as new owner Mark Hamister is now openly considering bringing back the blue and gold jerseys the team wore for its first 26 years. Mark, let me make this easy on you… DO IT!
'Robert Sadler, president of M&T Bank and a member of the "Business Backs the Sabres" campaign, expects about 150 executives to attend. The intention is to drum up support for the Sabres, whose season ticket sales have fallen below 8,000.'