‘Forward Derek roy was assigned to rochester while forwards Milan bartovic, Jason Pominville and Doug Janik were placed on waivers.’
Archives for October 3, 2005
‘”It was a very difficult decision,” stated Ruff of Roy’s assignment on Monday.’
'Mair has a groin injury that kept him to one preseason game, and Peters has a strained left triceps. Under NHL rules, both players will be inactive for at least one week.'
‘The Buffalo Sabres decided to send center Derek Roy down to Rochester before the start of the season. Sean McMorrow, Doug Janek, and Milan Bartovich were place on waivers to go down to Rochester as well.’
"The Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs of the Central Hockey League announced today that the team has signed an affiliation agreement with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. Over the past three seasons, the Mudbugs have had a working agreement with the Sabres' AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans.'
'While many teams made headlines restocking their rosters with high-profile free agents after the NHL lockout ended, Regier sat mostly quiet, confident in the young core he already assembled. "For us it was about trying to keep that core together," Regier said. "It should count for something."'
'"It's going to be tough," said Wayne Redshaw, a Port Colborne-based sports writer who has covered the Sabres since the team's first game in 1970. Redshaw is also president of the Western New York chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. "The Sabres are going to have to rebuild the fans' confidence from day one," he says.'