'Rookie goalie Ryan Miller joined the Buffalo Sabres after a 1-1 tie with Syracuse on Dec. 30. Left winger Denis Hamel went up the week before. Right winger Jaroslav Kristek was promoted last week. Thus, the Amerks lost one of the AHL’s best goalies — Miller was the rookie of the month for December — and two of their top three goal-scorers.'
Archives for January 17, 2003
'Both teams had outstanding scoring chances in overtime, but both goalies held on. With 10 seconds left, Vincent Damphousse rattled a shot off Miller's crossbar.'
'Ryan Miller's first career tie was more challenging than his first shutout.'