'The bad news for the Buffalo Sabres is that they are 1-3-2 after their first six games. The good news is that there are Sabres playing hockey, at least in the imaginary world created by G4TechTV, a cable channel that is simulating all 1,230 games of the NHL regular season. They play games with the video-game versions of real players on real NHL teams, using EA Sports' NHL 2005 on Xbox.'
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'The News will carry results of Sabres games each time they play throughout the season, courtesy of G4techTV.com and EA Sports' NHL 2005.'
'For this night, opening night in Buffalo, there is only wind, rain, sleet. Even the seagulls are afraid to take to the sky. (submitted by: Indy Dave)
"I live with Ryan Miller and Mike Ryan so it’s a pretty fun household right now," stated Roy. "We are just starting to get the house in one piece. I play the drums and Ryan plays the guitar, so we sometimes jam around the house."
Unfortunately Malarchuk is best remembered for one of the most horrific injuries in all of hockey history. Tragedy struck on March 22, 1989 when his jugular vein was cut by a skate.
My living arrangements have changed a little this year. Last year, I was living with “Roysy” (Derek Roy) but this year I decided to stay on my own. I never realized how much stuff I needed, like a kitchen table, sofa and all the other little things around the house.
'"It is important to note this date was selected by the organization so the affected employees have ample time to consider alternative employment opportunities. This decision was made by the Sabres in response to the current uncertainty."'
'The Bills will always be our connection to the sporting big-time. The Sabres are a distant second, and they play in a league with major problems. But we're a town that loves hockey, and it looks like we're in for a long, empty winter.'
MacArthur, 19, was drafted in the third round (74th overall) by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2003 NHL entry draft.
The layoffs will leave the team with about half of its normal 150 full-time staff. Anticipating a potential dispute, the Sabres have cut dozens of jobs through attrition since last spring.