”’When I was named captain I was pretty excited,” Paille said in a telephone conference call. ”I was really honored to know that the coaches have a lot of confidence in me to help this team win a gold medal. I believe it’s one of the greatest accomplishments, with the exception of getting a gold medal.”’
Archives for December 16, 2003
'The Penguins have replaced the Buffalo Sabres as the NHL's poster children for poverty.'
'"A little spirit's good," said Sabres coach Lindy Ruff. "Max is good for getting under the other guys' skin at practice."'
'The Sabres are 1-6-3 in their past 10 games at Pittsburgh and are winless there in five straight.'
'Have gone 3-20-5 in past 28 visits to Mellon Arena. … Are 2-13 when allowing first goal.'
'They have scored five goals on 62 shots in their last three games.'