'"We got a team that's playing with desperation right now," Sabres center Adam Mair said. "We've got a tougher mind-set and a more physical team. The desire and the determination to put it all on the line is what's really coming through."'
Archives for March 20, 2004
'C Daniel Briere is a plus-17 when the Sabres win and a minus-25 when they don't.'
'Buffalo, coming off a 3-1 loss Thursday at Tampa Bay and ninth in the East, went to overtime in its previous four games, losing three and winning one. … F Jochen Hecht has four goals and seven points in his past three games. … C Chris Drury (concussion), D Alexei Zhitnik (shoulder), C Tim Connolly (concussion) and D Rory Fitzpatrick (knee) are out. RW Ales Kotalik (shoulder) is day-to-day.'