'One thing is certain: With five weeks left in the regular season, the Sabres' fate is in their own hands. They face the Senators four more times and the Hurricanes twice more in their pursuit of their first division title in nine years and their first conference title in 26 years.'
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‘Some describe the Sabres as family — sometimes a dysfunctional one — but Ruff has gone the extra mile to include the team members’ families, recognizing the team spends a lot of time out of town. He encourages the players’ children to interact with the team and encourages the players fathers to accompany the players on road trips.’
'Rob Ray (1989-2003) Richard Smehlik (1992-2002), Craig Muni (1993-96), Richie Dunn (1981-89), Grant Ledyard (1988-93), Darryl Shannon (1988-92) and Yuri Khmylev (1992-96) are scheduled to play for the Sabres.'
‘”We really feel we’ve got a hidden gem if we can get him back to that level that he was at the end of ’03-04,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “I’m confident that we can get him there.”‘
‘Since the Olympic break, Miller has been riddled with alarming frequency.’
‘C Derek Roy has nine goals and six assists in his past 11 games.’
‘All teams try to play the “nobody respects us” card for motivational purposes, but in the Sabres case, its somewhat true.’
Sabres carry six-game run into Washington (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (42-16-5) at Washington Capitals (22-34-7) (The Sports Network)
Caps Close Out Homestand, Season Series with Sabres (WashingtonCaps.com)
Amerks making playoff push with 15 games to go (Amerks.com)