'The club will return to practice Monday after 2:00.'
Archives for February 6, 2004
'"We did every small mistake you can make," Tallinder said. "The biggest one is that we turned pucks over, and you don't win games like that."'
'"No lines stepped up, and same thing defensively," Sabres winger J.P. Dumont said. "We have to blame all 20 guys on the ice."'
'"I'm not worried about it," Delmore said. "I'm worried about playing good. There's nothing else that I can worry about. I'm worried about helping the team, and whatever happens, happens. I've already been through it once. It's not going to be a shock anymore."'
'The Buffalo Sabres will hold two youth hockey skills clinics next Thursday and on March 1 at HSBC Arena.'
'Yet there they were last night, manhandling the Buffalo Sabres 6-2 before an announced crowd of 12,304, at least half of whom weren't really there.'
'"We converted more off the rush," said Sullivan, who went for weeks with his club barely able to manage one or two goals a game. "More confidence might have something to do with it. When you win, it breeds an air of confidence throughout the team."'
'In last night's 6-2 victory over the Sabres, Thornton factored in Boston's first two goals, assisting on Mike Knuble's equalizer, then scoring the go-ahead goal. Thornton was 2-4–6 in his previous two games. Coach Mike Sullivan on Thornton's success since returning to the lineup with the full cage: "We may insist that he keep it on."'
'All in all, not a bad night.'
'The goal he scored in the second period was a beauty. He carried the puck down the right wing, cut back through the slot between two defenders and whistled a wrist shot past Martin Biron's glove.'