'Coach Lindy Ruff's club made only minor changes in the off-season and looks ready to take another step toward the Stanley Cup.'
Archives for September 27, 2006
'"My view is that it's my job to take," Paetsch said after Tuesday's practice in HSBC Arena. "I'm coming in here, and I want to be a Buffalo Sabre, and I'm going to do everything possible to make that happen."'
'"It's not even on the same side," Briere said after skating by himself for about 40 minutes in HSBC Arena. "It has nothing to do with [the previous injury]." Sabres coach Lindy Ruff indicated Briere should be back for this weekend's final two exhibition games.'
'"Anytime you lose the last game of the year, that's something sour that sticks with you, especially when it's a game away from something you dreamed about playing for," he said. "And I guess I can say this team, in its history, has never won a Cup, so there is a lot of unfinished business."'
'The Sabres training camp continues at the arena with Connolly working out by himself, on the side, while his teammates take the ice. The play-making center was drilled last May, in round two of the playoffs, and he hasn't done anything since. Lindy Ruff says it's going to take awhile..for Connolly to get back in action.'
‘…HSBC Arena between 6 and 8 p.m.’