'Sabres coach Lindy Ruff missed practice Friday morning due to what team officials said were personal issues, but is expected to be behind the bench for Buffalo's game Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.'
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‘”We don’t want to win like that every night, but whenever you win like that it’s huge for our team,” said Roy, who also had an assist and a plus-5 rating.’
‘On Thursday, the moves Regier didn’t make sent confidence soaring through the Sabres’ dressing room. He reaffirmed his faith in them, and they responded with an 8-5 win over Tampa Bay.’
‘”Our team is our team,” Regier said. “We like it and we’re going to go with it.”‘
'They were born 140 km apart, they sparkled in the AHL and now both of them have been traded away for second-round draft picks, given up on months after their 26th birthdays.'
‘Buffalo instead went from a position of strength in net to now just having two solid goaltenders. Holding on to Biron as insurance in case Ryan Miller gets hurt makes sense for the playoff run, but Biron’s salary ($2.128 million) makes it prohibitive to keep him in a prolonged (read: multiple seasons) No. 2 role.’
'"We know that we have a lot of talent to score a lot of goals, but we're not going to win every game playing that way."'
‘”I think a got a couple of lucky bounces tonight.”‘