'The win made it five straight for the streaking Sabres and 12-1-2 in their last 15 games. The win brings them back to just two points behind the Northeast Division leading Ottawa Senators.'
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'"…I'm sure that Lindy (Ruff) is not a real big fan of these high scoring games…"'
'Jochen Hecht tallied a goal and three assists and Daniel Briere and Jean- Pierre Dumont registered a goal and two assists apiece for Buffalo, which has won five straight games. Teppo Numminen scored his first goal of the year and Chris Drury added a goal and an assist for the Sabres.'
'Mike Grier's goal with 4.6 seconds remaining lifted the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.'
‘”It was at the crossroads,” Biron said after practice Friday morning as the Sabres prepared for today’s matinee with the Philadelphia Flyers. “The team was doing extremely well and you could get that team success you always looked for, but it might be at the expense of your personal fulfillment.”‘
‘Nineteen road wins are most in Eastern Conference. Team mark is 23, set in 1983-84.’
‘They don’t have anyone in the top 60 in NHL scoring. They didn’t add any big name free agents in the off-season. Their best forward, Daniel Briere, missed over 30 games to injury. Their starting goalie, Ryan Miller, missed two months. They’re just two years removed from bankruptcy and court proceedings against their former owner. And, in perhaps the unkindest cut of all, they play in Buffalo.’
Flyers try to keep pace in the Atlantic Division vs. Sabres (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (40-16-5) at Philadelphia Flyers (35-18-10) (The Sports Network)