'“This business is all about opportunity”, said Miller. “I’m very happy to be on the Sabres employment short list after all these years.” Miller served as the Executive Producer and Radio Host for the Buffalo Sabres from 1995-1997. He also worked as a Sports Talk Show Host on WNSA-FM in Buffalo from 2000-2002.'
Archives for November 23, 2005
'In a year full of goaltending questions, Noronen’s play for 65 minutes begged the question: What was this guy doing in street clothes most of the season as the No. 3 goalie?'
Islanders seeking fifth victory in their last six games (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (11-9-1) at New York Islanders (11-10-0) (The Sports Network)
Game preview: Buffalo at Islanders (NewYorkIslanders.com)
Sabres @ Isles (SabresFans.com)
'The Sabres are 2-0 against the Isles after going 0-4 in 2003-04.'
'"I pulled my groin with eight minutes left in the third period," Noronen said. "In the shootout I couldn't go side to side. Lindy decided to take me out, and I can't argue with that. My thing is I didn't want Marty to come into the game cold and facing Nylander and Jagr."'
'I've heard Sabre-turned-broadcaster Rob Ray say that some games deserve to end in a tie. I couldn't agree more. And Tuesday night's tantalizing match between the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers was Exhibit A.'
'"I said to myself, "How can it happen to him?' " Kotalik said. "He's probably in the best shape of anybody in the NHL. He does everything right for his body. He doesn't even have a beer in a restaurant. It was a big surprise. He's a great guy and a great friend of mine. It was a tough 10 minutes for me until they said he was reacting and awake."'
‘A lot of it had to do, coincidentally, with the fact that the number one goaltender Ryan Miller went down with a broken thumb. But I maintain it wasn’t only about the goaltending. It was a little shaky at times, yes, but it the fact of the matter was the Sabres weren’t scoring enough goals. And in today’s game, as we all know, you’ve got to score some goals or you’re not going to win — and you know you’re going to be giving enough of them up.’
Jagr cuts up Sabres (New York Daily News)
Shooting star (New York Post)
Jagr torches Buffalo in shootout (Newsday)
Rangers defeat Sabres in shootout (White Plains Journal News)
Jagr drives Rangers’ win in shootout (Newark Star Ledger)
Kasparaitis has nose broken (Newark Star Ledger)
Post-game notes (NewYorkRangers.com)
‘Weekes then preserved the win when he stopped Chris Drury on Buffalo’s third shootout opportunity. Drury fanned on his shot, allowing Weekes to make an easy stick save.’