'Adam Mair got tied up in Doug Janik's stick and went head first into the back boards. He has a sore neck and headache, but Lindy Ruff says he did not suffer a concussion. Derek Roy took a stick in the mouth and lost some teeth, but was back in time to make a real slick pass for Daniel Briere to tip in and tie the game with about :45 seconds left in their scrimmage.'
Archives for September 13, 2003
'The No. 1 goaltending position is open to whomever wants it most. But if Biron maintains his newfound dedication into the regular season, training camp might not produce as much furious competition in the crease as expected.'
'Boulton, the Sabres' full-time beat cop since Rob Ray was traded in March, will have surgery on Monday and will be out of action for several weeks and could miss the opener on Oct. 9 against Philadelphia.'
'“ His preparation last summer led to his opportunity,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “ He came to camp and made a real big statement with the commitment he made to conditioning and skating. His numbers in testing were numbers forwards have. Then he came in and played so well (after his recall). If he had come up and played poorly, he’d be in the same boat that he’d been in. But now he looks at it, and we look at it, as he can be a regular on this team.”'
'Yes, the summer was great for the Sabres. But as summer melts into the start of training camp, that old familiar feeling is back in Buffalo.'