‘He wanted to stay in Buffalo. He wanted a long-term deal. He tried to get one more than a year ago. Yet when Daniel Briere was awarded $5 million in arbitration, Dumont knew his chances of being re-signed were remote. And when his own case was settled, he knew he was a goner.’
Archives for October 14, 2006
'The NHL game is to start at 7 p.m. ET. A flood watch that includes the city is in effect until 8 p.m.'
You wake up. The game wakes up. The fans start chanting, and filing in to finally fill the The Joe. Chris Drury scores on the power play, roofing one over a very human Dominik Hasek, whose groin squeals for mercy as it’s peeled off the ice.
Rangers seek to foil Sabres (New York Daily News)
Sabres look to extend win streak against Rangers (Sportsticker)
New York Rangers (2-2-0) at Buffalo Sabres (4-0-0) (The Sports Network)
Rangers eye a big conference test in Buffalo (NewYorkRangers.com)
Game # 5: NY Rangers @ Buffalo (SabresFans.com)
'The Sabres will debut their new third jersey in tonight's game.'
'The final score seemed unlikely given the gross discrepancy in shots. Detroit had a 43-17 edge and late in the second period had more than quintupled Buffalo's output.'
‘”It was tough,” said winger Ales Kotalik, whose shootout goal clinched the 3-2 victory. “We started the game slow. There were a lot of distractions for us back in Buffalo. It’s a tough situation for all the Buffalo people. Hopefully, somehow, they feel a little better with the two points we’re bringing home.”‘
'Before last weekend's home opener against the Montreal Canadiens, the team had sold 647,175 tickets for the season. That's more than were sold all last season.'
'Things didn't start out well for Ryan Miller. They ended perfectly.'