'Coach Lindy Ruff suggested Mair's injury stemmed not from a solitary hit, but an accumulation of blows. Mair's head struck the ice Jan. 5 versus the Tampa Bay Lightning. He got into a fight two nights later against the New Jersey Devils. He left the Coyotes' game after scuffling with Tyson Nash.'
Archives for January 19, 2006
'Paul Gaustad has been cleared to play and will dress. Jiri Novotny will sit with Gaustad's return.'
‘The Sabres’ best move – and a luxury they can afford – could be to keep both Miller and Biron, both of whom have carried the team at times, and trade Noronen.’
‘”When I was in juniors, after every fight she’d give me tips once we got home,” said Gaustad, who played for Portland in the Western Hockey League. “I never used to win many fights, and she would say, “You gotta punch him harder!”
‘The Sabres haven’t won in Vancouver since February 1999.’
‘They’ve done it with the league’s eighth-best goaltending tandem (actually, trio), second-best power play and second-best penalty killing.’
Sabres no longer under the radar (Vancouver Province)
Scouting Report (Vancouver Sun)
Canucks, Sabres keep goal in mind (CBC Sports)
Sabres continue road trip at Vancouver (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (29-13-3) at Vancouver Canucks (26-15-5) (The Sports Network)
Buffalo at Vancouver (Canucks.com)
Interview with Kevin Kinghorn From www.canucks.com (SabresFans.com)