'"It's a bad habit we've gotten into," Sabres captain Chris Drury said. "We need to put an end to that. It's so hard to come back in this league."'
Archives for November 2003
'In what seems to be a recurring nightmare for the Sabres, they got off to another sloppy start and allowed a goal just 1:48 into the game.'
'"The Esposito brothers probably have been fighting for the last 23 years," Martin said. "We'll probably be fighting for the next 23 years."'
'The four-game winning streak ties a team record, and Predators goaltender Tomas Vokoun made 22 saves to set a franchise record with his fifth straight victory.'
'''Andy has had a little bit of a tough time,'' Sabres Coach Lindy Ruff said. ''We've got eight defensemen here and we've been trying to play the top six that have been playing the best. He's struggling through a rough stretch, but we hope we're hoping he can rebound and be effective for us.'''
'Vladimir Orszagh, Predators, RW: Posted first career hat trick, a highlight-reel assist and a plus-3 rating.'
'Both teams won games Friday, but the Predators looked much fresher after beating Boston in the afternoon.'
'"You don't like the first goal, (but) the goal to start the third period was a killer," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. "We've let it all hang out in the second and played as good as we possibly could."'
'Nashville will enter December with at least a .500 record for the first time.'
In eight meetings, the home team has won just once.