'"They had to make a decision," said Miller, obviously dejected. "They can't put Danny on waivers. They have to clear room, and it's a long road trip. They can't be one guy short. They need everybody on the trip. It just (stinks) to be the guy who has to leave."'
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'They will play six games in 11 nights. They will travel roughly 5,600 miles.'
'LW Andrew Peters is tied for the league lead in major penalties with three.'
'Since Miller is the only goalie exempt from waivers, sending him to Rochester was the simple option to free roster space.'
The best advice I would have for Edmonton after going two straight games without a goal is to try for three games straight, quipped Sabres GM Darcy Regier, whose team, coincidentally, is tonights opponent at Skyreach Centre. We can relate to what they are going through and it is not a lot of fun.
Our issues were not unlike yours in Edmonton, said Regier. Only Edmonton had to deal with them earlier than we did. I have had many conversations with Kevin (Lowe) about this and we are learning to live and work the way cities like Edmonton worked for a lot of years.