It is just a pleasant surprise, Ruff said. They like playing together. They create a lot every game. Tonight they were in on five or six great chances.
Archives for March 26, 2003
Daniel Briere scored the go-ahead goal in the final minute of the second period as the Buffalo Sabres edged the Florida Panthers, 2-1, to register their first three-game home winning streak in nearly two years.
'Campbell has 11 of his 19 points in the past 20 games.'
'The Panthers have scored only one goal in each of their past three games.'
'The two brothers didn't get a chance to talk before their last meeting, a 4-0 Buffalo win on March 7, because the Panthers had played in Atlanta the night before. But the two planned to get together with their parents at Martin's home in Buffalo for dinner before the game.'
'This is a battle of the second- and third-lowest scoring teams in the league.'
'Sibling rivalry is nothing new for this pair. Martin, 25, might be three years older than Mathieu, but at 6-feet-3, 169 pounds, he also is 3 inches shorter and almost 50 pounds lighter. It was about nine years ago, when Mathieu grew 6 inches in six months that Martin became Mathieu's "big brother" in name only.'