'"Dom's good," Miller said. "He made the game his own tonight. No one can quite do goaltending like he does. I tried my best to match him save for save."'
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'"There will be none," Ray said. "That player is going to have to be able to play. Most guys are going to be regular players. They're going to be your fourth-line guys who give other guys a rest. The one-dimensional player is going to be gone."'
‘“It was a good workout for me,” Hasek said. “We scored power-play goals, that was the big difference in tonight’s game. We scored three and they couldn’t score on the power play. My teammates cleared the rebounds. I made the first save and the whole game, maybe once or twice, they had a second shot.”’
‘”It wasn’t a five-goal game,” Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff said. “But we made big mistakes. Even our power play made mistakes to give them (chances).”‘
‘Buffalo failed to start a season 3-0 for the first time since the lockout shortened 1994-95 season.’
‘Dominik Hasek brought a little of the old magic back to the Corel Center.’
‘Skating on fatigued legs from playing three games in four nights, the Buffalo Sabres couldn’t contend with the speed of the Ottawa Senators and recorded the first loss of the 2005-06 season.’