Amerks open training camp (Amerks.com)
Sabres assign 10 players to Amerks (Amerks.com)
'While the spotlight will always be on Sidney Crosby, especially in Canada, it was Clarke MacArthur and the Buffalo Sabres who stole the spotlight from the player dubbed as the “Next One”.'
'Then, without warning, it was all taken away from McKee. In the second round against Ottawa, McKee had taken a shot off the inside of the left leg — just above the ankle — leaving a quarter-inch cut. The cut was thoroughly cleaned but not stitched, McKee said. And after Game 6 against the Hurricanes, a staph infection began to double the size of the leg. "I woke up at 5 a.m. the next morning and by 7 I couldn't walk," McKee said. "It was really indescribable to sit there, knowing your team is one game from the Stanley Cup Finals."'
'Once viewed as offering little more than a blistering one-timer, Kotalik will be asked to kill penalties and, in the waning seconds of a game, desperate opponents. "We may use him some on penalty killing, but with the absence of Mike Grier his important ice time should go up," Ruff said. "We would like to see him, with increased ice time, become a more dangerous goal scorer."'
Penguins’ coach wants better performances in goal from Fleury (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
Pens suffer shootout loss to Sabres (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
Crosby puts on show (Toronto Sun)
Sabres upend Penguins, 3-2, in overtime shootout (PittsburghPenguins.com)
'Crosby had two assists to help Pittsburgh (1-1-2) take a 2-0 lead in the first period. Niks Ekman opened the scoring midway through the period and Kristopher Letang adding a power-play goal with 30 seconds left.'
'Buffalo outshot Pittsburgh 46-19.'
'Henrik Tallinder and Jason Pominville scored goals for Buffalo, which improved to 3-1 on the preseason.'
'The Buffalo Sabres survived a slow start and came from behind to win in a shootout 3-2. Clarke MacArthur was the 22nd shooter and put away the game winner past Penguins goalie Dany Sabourin.'
'It took an eleven-round shootout…'