'Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators wasn't shown on local or national television, and the 9,966 fans who showed up comprised the lowest attendance for a Sabres contest in HSBC Arena history. At least the boos weren't too loud.'
Archives for December 11, 2002
'Enough already. Loosen your tie, muss your hair, dispense with your shrewd calculations, and pull the trigger on a trade.'
'The 23-year-old Swede became just the third Sabres defenseman to score this season, joining Dmitri Kalinin (three goals) and James Patrick (one). It was only the second power-play tally by a blue-liner.'
Among other things, Hamister wants a cut in the $500,000 arena rent from the city. Free rent is one thing if you are bringing in 1,500 new jobs, as the Rigases promised with Adelphia. It is another if all we get is the continued presence of Vaclav Varada.
Last night, the Ottawa Senators got enough monkeys off their backs to make a Tarzan movie.
Buffalo has been a burial ground for the Senators on far too many nights in the last four years. But that changed last night, as the Senators buried their ugly past, ending an eight-game winless (0-7-1-1) skid in Buffalo with a 4-2 victory.
When we drafted Brian, we talked a lot about the fact he needed to work on the defensive part of his game. He was one-dimensional and he has (improved on that).