'The Sabres will have their cracks at the first-place Senators before the regular season concludes, meeting them four more times — twice at home and twice on the road. The first meeting will be Saturday in Ottawa.'
Archives for March 15, 2006
‘”We’re always able to find a way to win,” Kotalik said. “That’s the confidence. You know you can do it and you know you will do it.”‘
‘But based on Mair’s appearance Tuesday, his return could happen this month. He said he wasn’t working on any timetable, only a steady day-to-day progression toward full strength.’
‘The Sabres rallied from a 4-3 third-period deficit to match their longest winning streak of the season. Derek Roy tied the score on a power play with 6:53 remaining.’
‘”It was kind of a lucky goal,” Kotalik admitted. “I was trying to find my space in front of the net, and the pass came from Jochen and I just tried to tap it in. But I hit a defenseman’s skate and went five-hole for the goal.”‘
‘Daniel Briere scored twice and had two assists for the Sabres, who have won seven games in a row. Ryan Miller turned aside 29 shots and Tim Connolly added a goal and an assist.’
‘Tim Connolly left the game in the third after tweaking the knee he injured earlier in the season. Sabres coach, Lindy Ruff, said he was taken out as a precaution and Connolly will have his knee looked at tomorrow.’
‘”We knew we could do it”.
‘Once again the numerous Sabres’ fans at the game made themselves heard with loud and clear chants of “Let’s Go Buff-A-Lo” chants late in the period.’