'"It's not the right blue and (the logo) looks like a banana on steroids," he said. "It's horrible. I need to support another team. I'm not coming to games this year. It's a one-year protest."'
Archives for September 16, 2006
'Buffalo's new alternate jersey is the original blue uniform from the 1970's…'
'"I'm not looking to unseat Ryan or take his job," Biron said. "I'm looking to get what I can get. I'm looking to go into the season with the idea of winning games and playing games."'
'"They believe in me as a player and a person. I believe in the organization as well," Connolly said in an HSBC Arena corridor while many of his teammates took part in a Friday afternoon scrimmage. "I think we've got a great hockey team. I will be back playing this year. It's just a matter of time right now."'
‘Forwards Drew Stafford, 20, of Minnesota, and Daniel Paille, 22, of Welland, Ont., both first-round draft choices of the Sabres and in town for the team’s training camp, reported to Buffalo police that an individual entered their room at the hotel and stole several items.’
Amerks open training camp on September 23rd (Amerks.com)
'While Spacek is replacing Mckee on the roster, he doesn't necessarily fill the exact same role that Mckee did because Spacek's not the kind of big shot blocker that Mckee was. Spacek is more of a mobile defenseman. "I try to move puck quick, try to speed the game a bit," says Spacek, "I'm not a big hitter, I just try to play good position and create some offense and score some goals."'
'Larry Quinn is expecting roughly 10,000 fans to fill the arena Septmeber 16th as the Buffalo Sabres are to unveil their new jerseys. The arena opens up to the public at 9 a.m with free parking in the ramp and infront of the arena. Concessions are scheduled to be opened as well.'
'"We've got to recapture that trust and feeling that every guy on this team's important and, as a team, we'll win games and it won't be because of any one individual," Ruff said. "Our value as a team came from us as a group."'
'“I snuck out with Poison. Hung out with Bret Michaels when they were in Michigan. My aunt used to work backstage at a festival and she got my passes. His tour manager is a huge Sabres fan, he grew up just outside of Buffalo in Ontario. We got talking about hockey and I mentioned that I play hockey and he asked who for and when I told him, he couldn’t believe it. He told Bret, ‘these guys are all right.’"'