'The Maple Leafs nearly tied it with less than a minute left, but Biron gloved Gary Roberts' shot. Then Brown hit an empty net with 10 seconds remaining.'
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With more than a third of the 18,106 fans at HSBC Arena cheering for the visitors, the first period featured four fights in as many minutes.
'Regier said last week that economics will play a significant role in what the bankrupt Sabres do, bringing Gratton ($2 million salary) and defenseman Alexei Zhitnik ($3.55 million) into play. Both have proved they can produce in the postseason, and sources in Toronto say the Leafs have interest in Zhitnik.'
'LW Rob Ray has 107 penalty minutes in 35 games against Toronto.'
Curtis Brown of the Buffalo Sabres will be the guest speaker at a Teen Asthma Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Frontier Central High School.
'And what remains is a Buffalo squad that is still woefully short of offence (the Sabres average 2.33 goals a game, third worst in the league) and about average on defence. The combination can make for some dull viewing, as the 13,387 fans who bother attending the Sabres' home dates will tell you.'
With trade scuttlebutt continuing to swirl around him, Buffalo Sabres forward Miro Satan yesterday told reporters he has not asked to be dealt by the financially struggling franchise.