'The forwards on recall include Jiri Novotny, Chris Thorburn, Michael Ryan, Clarke MacArthur, Daniel Paille and Mark Mancari. The defensemen are Jeff Jillson, Doug Janik and team MVP Nathan Paetsch. Michael Leighton also heads back to Buffalo to serve as the team’s No. 3 goaltender.'
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‘”Well,” the rookie goalie said. “You’ve got to start somewhere.”‘
'Fans will also be provided with pom-poms at their seat courtesy of New Era Cap Co.'
'Everyone entering HSBC Arena on Saturday night…will receive a white T-shirt courtesy of HSBC Bank.'
'Q: What other things does Philadelphia do well?
A: They are well coached and play a really tight system. We saw that system in our last meeting here.'
'The Sabres called up center Jiri Novotny and defenseman Doug Janik on Thursday to bolster the team's lineup for the playoffs.'
'This is an interesting series in that these two teams play different styles and had very different seasons.'
'Flyers in 7.'
‘The Sabres’ 52 victories tied for third in the NHL, and their 110 points were fifth. They are already saying an early playoff exit would be a disappointing end and a sign that they did take things for granted. “Some guys have been around a long time and haven’t had as good a team as we’ve had this year,” Pominville said. “We broke the win record. Expectations are going to be high. We all want to win. We’ve worked all season for this.”‘
‘”I sense it everywhere,” Ruff said. “I sense it driving down the odd street. A guy will look over and give it the thumbs up and good luck in the playoffs. There really is that magical feeling again.”‘