‘”Oh.. I go through different superstitions. When I was in juniors I use to eat pistachios before the game. Like a big bag of them. I’d sit in the stands and eat them. We were winning a lot, but I always had cramps in the middle of the 2nd period because all those nuts sit in your stomach.”‘
Archives for November 17, 2005
‘”What’s been the best thing about Buffalo for you?”
Grier: “Just coming back and playing in a town that cares about hockey. My first six years I was in Edmonton and that was great playing in Canada. The fans are very passionate. Then, having a year and a half in Washington where people are kind of so so with hockey. So, coming back here where people care about it, it’s great!”‘
'"It's just nice to get on a roll and be able to play some games in a row and not get hampered by healthy scratches or injuries," he said. "I find every time that I do get on a roll and play, I can take my game to another level."'
'Tiny Tim is finished. The Sabres can't wait to see the rest of Tim Connolly.'
'D Dmitri Kalinin has five goals against the Capitals.'
'Ryan Miller has had the cast taken off his thumb. Lindy Ruff says it'll still be a few weeks before his number one goaltender can do anything.'
Capitals hope to have Kolzig back in net vs. Sabres (Sportsticker)
Washington Capitals (7-11-0) at Buffalo Sabres (9-9-0) (The Sports Network)
Caps Head North for First of Three Straight on the Road (WashingtonCaps.com)
Washington @ Buffalo (SabresFans.com)
‘Being a young player, whom do you look up to in the dressing room, whom do you respect the most?’