'Despite a few questions on defense and the still unresolved goalie controversy, the Sabres looked ready to play. It appears as if coach Lindy Ruff is allowing the team to use the long breakout pass and speed game; something which will work to their advantage. Whether this will work against a big, physical team like Philadelphia remains to be seen but the Sabres appear to be committed to winning now rather than later. (Submitted By: Barnabov)
Archives for September 17, 2005
'Rick Jeanneret, the longest-tenured broadcaster in hockey, is back for his 34th year as play-by-play broadcaster. He is again joined by analyst Jim Lorentz, who has been part of the Sabres' broadcast crew since the 1992-93 season.'
'"We've got a lot of decisions to make," Ruff said. "Our whole focus is getting off to a good start. I don't want to look back and say, "Boy, I wish I would've saw that guy play another game.' We need to focus on our team."'
'With four days of training camp successfully under the Sabres' belts, the race for the training camp scoring title is currently led by an unexpected source, defenseman Rory Fitzpatrick.'