'Forwards Milan Bartovic, Paul Gaustad and Norm Milley and defensemen Joel Bouchard and David Cullen were all assigned to the Sabres' minor league affiliate.'
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'After signing forward Miroslav Satan to a two-year, $10 million contract this week, the Buffalo Sabres don't know whether he'll be in the lineup when they play the Chicago Blackhawks in a preseason game on Thursday in Rochester.'
'Choice One has been named the official telecommunications provider for the Buffalo Sabres and a subsidiary, Choice One OnLine, will redesign the Sabres Web site.'
'"If you look at last year's team," Quinn said, "you have a tough time saying what is the personality of that team."'
'"With our organization, we don't really mind people starting off in Rochester," Luce said. "It's a great experience, playing in the AHL and getting the feel of pro hockey. We'd rather see people progress upwards than starting up here, then going down and having to fight their way back up."'
'Biron's best efforts aside, the Sabres' ascent depends on Miroslav Satan, who missed the first three weeks of training camp in a contract holdout. Buffalo needs his 30-goal production to continue, and with a consistent point producer of his ilk, the Sabres should surprise and move up.'
'Daniel Briere tied the game at 10:29 of the third period after Alex Svitov turned the puck over just inside the Tampa Bay blue line.'
'The parade to the penalty box made it difficult to judge the players still fighting for jobs.'
'Daniel Briere scored with 9:31 remaining in regulation to lift the Buffalo Sabres into a 2-2 exhibition tie with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.'
'Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Miroslav Satan after re-signing the high-scoring winger on Monday, the Sabres took the game's first six penalties but found themselves trailing just 1-0.'