'"The guys took care of me," Biron said. "It's not too often you can come back in the third period with three unanswered goals. They battled back for me."'
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'Lydman's injury is the most disconcerting. He has one goal and five assists and averages 21:27 of ice time. "We don't exactly know what the severity of it is," Ruff said. "We can go day-to-day. It's tough. It was sorer today than it was (Friday), which isn't a good sign."'
‘“It appears that the teams that adjust the quickest to the new rules are the ones doing the best right now,” Briere said. “You can’t hold, trip, slash, or anything else to slow the guy down. You have to keep your legs moving, and you’ll be OK.”’
‘”It’s really exciting, especially to get the game-winner,” Connolly said. “It was one of those where you get it to the front and try to whack at it. The puck was up there for a while. I had to wait until it came down below the crossbar. You are tempted to hit it, grab it or whack it.”‘
‘”Tonight, with our speed, we created situations where they had to reach for us,” Briere said. “They had to take us down. They had to take shots at us where we drew penalties.”‘
‘Martin Biron made his first start of the season and stopped 33 of 37 shots.’
‘Buffalo converted on 50 perecent of the team’s power plays and battled back from three deficits to defeat the New York Islanders 6-4 at the Nassau Coliseum.’
'"It's probably a little too much coasting right now," Briere said. "We weren't ready to play. There's no excuses. We flat-out got outplayed in the first two periods."'