'Buffalo radio broadcasters have had a field day with the incident, hyping tomorrow's matchup to the point where some are anticipating some kind of "Sunday Bloody Sunday." But McKee feels the Sabres will get the most satisfaction if they are the ones to disintegrate Toronto's playoff aspirations. "Any time you can take one of your top rivals and knock them out of the playoff hunt, it's a big deal," the Sabres defenceman said last night from Montreal, where his team meets the Canadiens tonight.'
Archives for April 15, 2006
'"I'll start with your age because Lindy gives us the impression that you get discounts on the hotels on the road. Is that true?"
Brian McCutcheon: "If it's true, I don't know about it so someone's getting the kick back on it. Well, let's say I am the oldest on the staff, let's put it that way."'
Canadiens can clinch playoff spot vs. Sabres (Sportsticker)
Canadiens Buffalo Sabres (49-24-6) at Montreal Canadiens (42-29-9) (The Sports Network)
‘”I look forward to the playoffs,” Vanek said. “It’s a new season. Everyone starts over again, and hopefully I can get back into the mix and get back on the first couple of lines. I feel like I belong in this league and I can be an impact player in this league.”‘
‘”He’s been put on the concussion program again, but the first one was so severe I think the program may go longer,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “There’s no set time on when he can be back or when he can even resume practice. Symptom-free for a week doesn’t necessarily mean he can have contact again. That could take weeks.”‘
‘A victory tonight will set a franchise record with 24 road wins.’
‘“This time around I feel I had something to do with it,” said Campbell, whose nickname is Soupy. “I believe I made a contribution to the team and that’s how you always want to feel.”’