'The Sabres could use an offensive spark. They have scored one goal in four of their last eight games. Center Tim Connolly, who is tied with Chris Drury for the team lead with 38 points, has just one goal in his last nine games.'
Archives for January 24, 2006
Lundqvist goes for fourth straight win for Rangers (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (29-15-3) at New York Rangers (28-14-7) (The Sports Network)
Showdown with Sabres key to conference race (NewYorkRangers.com)
‘”I looked at the schedule and thought maybe I had a chance to get back five games before the Olympics if I put my mind to it,” said Dumont, who credited Sabres strength and conditioning coach Doug McKenney and athletic trainer Tim Macre for the speedy recovery. “I thought, “I’m going to do everything in my power to get back quicker.’ “‘
‘RW Ales Kotalik has one goal in his last 10 games.’
'To make matters worse, the NHL pays people in Toronto to watch the games on TV and review any controversial goals. Apparently those folks tried to get through to Calgary after Regehr’s goal, but were unable to. Did they lose their number? Was phone service cut off for non-payment?'
'"The fans here demand hard work and guys who live and love the game," McKee said. "They're getting that more now."'
‘The Buffalo Sabres have a total of seven prospects honing their skills in the four major conferences of the NCAA in 2005-06, highlighted by a former first-round pick at forward and a talented crop of freshmen.’