'Still it’s the preseason and the point is really to try to find players for the final roster so I really have a lot of trouble getting upset over a preseason win. It truly is a case of evaluating talent, looking to fill starting spots and assessing the depth of the organization.'
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'It may have just been a letter on his jersey, but being named an alternate captain symbolized a coming-of-age for a player that fans have watched mature through the years.'
'The Buffalo Sabres stumbled on the penalty kill, giving up three power-play goals as the Columbus Blue Jackets took a 4-1 preseason win Tuesday night in Nationwide Arena.'
'Peters trimmed more than 20 pounds from his 6-foot-4 frame in hopes he can make a bigger impact than mere fisticuffs. He came into training camp last week at 227 pounds, the lightest he has been in four years.'
Fedorov’s shoulder injury dampens win (Columbus Dispatch)
'From a distance, the new logo on the chest resembles a buffalo's head erupting from two bananas.'
'"It stung all summer," Briere said. "The tough part was realizing we were a period away, with the lead, from playing for the Stanley Cup."'
'"I just tried to work hard and play sound defensively."'
'The Columbus Blue Jackets took advantage of power plays, scoring three times with the man advantage on their way to a 4-1 preseason win over the Buffalo Sabres.'