'"Hopefully we didn't use up all our goals," Satan said. "Hopefully we have some still left because in January we have a real tough schedule. It's going to be tough. We need some goals left in the bag."'
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'"He plays a lot like I did," Bill Hajt said. "He's not flashy. He's a defensive defenseman. His forte is playing smart, positional hockey and moving the puck. He's not going to be going on rushes or hitting guys into the boards."'
'The Washington Capitals trailed the Sabres by two goals when Grier, engulfed in frustration and without a goal in 36 games since opening night, began serving his four-minute double minor penalty and 10-minute misconduct. Buffalo scored twice during the ensuing five-on-three power play, added another goal late in that period and cruised to a 7-1 victory at HSBC Arena.'
'Jeff Halpern scored for Washington, which lost its third straight. The Capitals have allowed 40 or more shots in four of five games.'
'"It's fun when everybody's scoring and when you get goals from guys like Andrew (Peters)," Satan said. "This game was definitely a confidence-booster."'
'No one was more excited to see the offensive burst than Buffalo goalie Martin Biron, who hasn’t seen much scoring support and was coming into the game a bit rusty. Biron was making his third appearance in twelve games, but looked solid making 25 saves on 26 shots. The win ended Biron’s three game losing streak.'