'Buffalo won at home for the first time in seven games, improving to 1-5-1.
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'To help offset the losses, the Sabres called up forward Jason Pominville from Rochester of the AHL following the game.'
'"It's sore in the muscle, like a hip pointer, upper muscle, close to the pelvis," Dumont said. "A few weeks, maybe less, depending on how the rehab is gonna go."'
'Dumont, who is expected to miss about a week, led the Sabres in goals (11) and points (25) heading into Friday's contest.'
'Noronen is undefeated against Carolina this season with two wins. Noronen had a scoreless streak against the Hurricanes that dated back to the first period of the game on March 29th until the third period of the game tonight, a time span of 164:20.'
'The team simply does not have the needed firepower to score on a nightly basis, and it would probably take a miracle for that to happen, given the current roster. The best coach in the world cannot force an offensively mediocre team to become a goal-scoring juggernaut simply by force of will.'
'He finally is performing like many scouts predicted he would in 1996, when the New York Islanders made him the NHL's third overall draft pick.'
'LW Jochen Hecht has a team-leading plus-6 rating and has been a minus only three times this season.'
'With 28 points, the Sabres are one of three Eastern Conference teams to trail the Canes (30 points).'
'"He's living a life that he shouldn't be living," his father said. "It's incredible."'