The Buffalo Sabres recorded their second win of the preseason Saturday night when they defeated the Columbus Bluejackets 4 to 1. Ryan Miller recorded a shutout through 2 periods giving up only one goal on 17 shots for the game. “I want to be in the mix, winning games at the highest level that I can,” said second-year goaltender Ryan Miller. “I think I can play inthe NHL and I am competing for that.”
Archives for October 5, 2003
'"That's something the league has to look at. It's a play where he has moved the puck and his back's to the wall and he gets hit. He's defenseless and ends up breaking his arm."'
'A host of penalties were called. All of the Sabres’ goals came on the power play. It was a special teams bonanza. "It was a disappointment," MacLean said. "It looked like it was going to be a real good game, but it wound up just a chance to look at our penalty killing."'
'"But I tell you – and this is nothing against the organization in Buffalo because they are very classy and treated me with respect – when I signed the contract I was sick to my stomach. I wanted always to be in New York. That's where my heart is."'
'About 100 reserved seats and 200 standing room tickets remain for Sunday’s game, which begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the city’s recreation and community services department on Geneva Street. Call 905-932-2044 for more information.'
'Gaustad and three others — right winger Norm Milley, left winger Milan Bartovic and defenseman Doug Janik — were recalled by the Sabres on Saturday night after the Rochester Americans’ 5-4 preseason loss to the Cleveland Barons.'
'Miller, who is battling Martin Biron and Mika Noronen for the No. 1 goaltending spot, only allowed a late power-play goal to Rick Nash.'
'Hecht broke his left arm in the Sabres' final National Hockey League preseason game, a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, and could be sidelined up to two months.'
'Satan had a goal and an assist in his first preseason appearance as the Buffalo Sabres rolled to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a game that saw all of the scoring come on the power play.'
'Hecht was checked from behind by Andrej Nedorost, who received a major penalty and game misconduct 70 seconds into the second period.'