'Assigned to the AHL Rochester Americans were forwards Jason Botterill, who had a goal and five points in 17 games with the Sabres, Norm Milley and defenseman Radoslav Hecl.'
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'Now that Warrener's worries have passed, Ruff was able to joke with him. The coach approached Warrener with a towel over his nose and mouth, pretending to avoid any contaminating germs.'
'Season Series: Thrashers lead, 3-0, winning once in OT.'
'"He's clearly a businessman who steps up to the plate," said LoTempio. "You don't see that very often. Hopefully, (Golisano's) involvement in our community will prompt more people to do the same."'
Life is pretty much paradise found right now for Fitzpatrick. His family — wife Tracey, daughter Hannah (4 1/2) and sons Brady (2) and Conner (4 months) — is healthy and oh so happy living on the quiet streets of Irondequoit. His game — the one many figured had stalled — has never been better.
'"There is very little concern, but we're trying to be as cautious as we can," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. "We're erring on the side of 'Let's make sure everything is OK.' "'
'The Thrashers (29-38-7-4) have won all three previous meetings with the Sabres this season, one in overtime.'
'B. Thomas Golisano received city council support Tuesday to buy the bankrupt Buffalo Sabres. With Erie County legislators prepared to do the same Thursday, there's very little standing in the way of the Rochester billionaire closing the deal for the NHL franchise.'