'The Sabres also demoted forwards Milan Bartovic, Paul Gaustad, Artem Kriukov and Norm Milley, and defenseman Doug Janik to their minor league farm team. Of the six, Gaustad was the only one to record points this preseason, scoring twice in two games.'
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'The long-term agreement gives WROC exclusive rights to broadcast the Nov. 12 game between the Sabres and the New Jersey Devils. The game will be broadcast live from the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial.'
'Sabres coach Lindy Ruff, who said earlier this week Peters would in all likelihood start the season with the club, gushed with praise when asked about Peters. “You can’t say enough about what Andrew Peters has done,” Ruff said. “Now he’s added a little goal-scoring touch to his game."'
'Peters, the St. Catharines native who's a virtual lock to be on the opening-night roster because of Eric Boulton's broken hand, joined Ales Kotalik, Norm Milley, Jay McKee and Milan Bartovic on the score sheet in a game that lacked star power. The Sabres called up Bartovic, Milley, Doug Janik and Paul Gaustad for the game and sat first-liners such as Chris Drury and Daniel Briere.'
'Buffalo Sabres managing partner Larry Quinn will speak during St. Bonaventure University's Morning Call Executive Breakfast on Wednesday in the Saturn Club.'
'Last night's final exhibition game, against the Buffalo Sabres, was an eventful one, if not just for the venue: the 3,000-seat Jack Gatecliff Arena, with an ice surface of just 180-by-70 feet (the NHL standard is 200-by-85). The game was the second half of a reciprocal agreement that brought the Sabres to Ottawa's minor-league affiliate in Binghamton to open the pre-season.'
'The Sabres have three options — sign him and keep him in the AHL with the Americans, or give him the choice of playing in the East Coast league or the OHL.'
The Senators were not exactly showstoppers in their final pre-season audition.
'Miroslav Satan and Chris Taylor each had three assists to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 in a preseason game Sunday night.'
'It did not take long for Miroslav Satan to regain his form.'