'Buffalo rookie goaltender Ryan Miller missed Wednesday's game against the Ottawa Senators after injuring his thumb earlier in the day.'
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‘I think coach Ruff is one of the brightest coaches in the leagues. He’s proven it. When you look at the old NHL, it was difficult for the Sabres to compete with their payroll. But he did a great job based on what he had to work with.’
'The Sabres impressively navigated their first month. They went 7-4-0 but won only two games against clubs that had winning records before Tuesday night's games. Now it's time to sink or swim.'
'He's played well, but as Miller pointed out, it's only 10 games. He is a rookie, with much to learn. Like a stairway to heaven, becoming a top NHL goalie is a very steep climb.'
'"They got a well-rounded physical game, not just from fighting. They've got (Anton) Volchenkov in the back end and Chara, who are big, physical men. It's a hitting and a mean, physical presence."'
'LW Jochen Hecht has two goals and two assists in his last three games.'