‘The Capitals held the opposition under 40 shots for the first time in five games.’
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‘Miller was denied a chance to become the first rookie since Ed Belfour in 1990 to win seven games in October. Miller has played in every game for Buffalo this season.’
'"Goaltending is the most important position in the game," Sabres defenseman Jay McKee said. "For a team to be successful, to make the playoffs, you've got to have solid goaltending all year long, and we've been getting that."'
'Christie, a trainer for the American Hockey League Buffalo Bisons for 25 seasons, was instrumental in putting together a group of investors that included the Knox brothers and Robert E. Rich. The Sabres were founded in 1970, and Christie became a fixture behind the bench for the next 16 years.'
'The Caps have allowed at least 40 shots in four straight games.'
'"By definition I am a rookie," Miller said. "But I think I have enough experience in hockey now. I've done some cool stuff in the NHL even before this year. I had my crushing defeats (6-0 to the New York Islanders on Oct. 11, 2003, and 7-2 to the Detroit Red Wings two months later) and I had some great victories (like a 2-0 shutout in Minnesota in January 2002)."'