‘”We don’t have one (in the loss column), we have a shootout loss,” said Miller. “We still feel like we’re on a roll here. I thought the guys did a great job, gave us some chances. It was a team that was on a roll. It came down to the wire.”‘
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'Former Sabres player, Vyachelsav Kozlov, scored the only shootout goal the Thrashers needed, beating Ryan Miller with a snap shot inside the left post.'
‘”It’s tough,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “I’m disappointed for him because he was playing real well for us, and now the same thing happened. I know how frustrating it is.”‘
‘It is believed that Tallinder has re-aggrevated his broken arm from last playoffs, to the extent of possibly re-breaking it.’
'Since Buffalo News readers learned Thursday that the Sabres expect to sell out their season, the team has sold more than 11,000 tickets for its remaining games.'
'National media outlets that wouldn't otherwise step foot in Buffalo until late in the postseason are here to cover a game before Halloween.'
'They are close to selling out all home games. But the Sabres at their early-season best aren't half as important to armchair fans as the Buffalo Bills at their worst.'
'"They've got a lot of dangerous weapons over there," Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell said. "They got great goaltending. It's going to be a fast game, probably with a lot of scoring chances. They got their power just like us."'
'Sabres on Friday had five of the NHL's top nine plus players.'
'Mike Gilbert, the Sabres’ director of public relations, said media credential requests for tonight’s game rival a big playoff tilt. TV networks from Canada are coming for live shoots. Sports Business Journal wants a seat. The Hockey News is sending a reporter. Sports Illustrated is planning a story and wants to attend. “We’re sometimes busy like this in April, not October,” Gilbert said. “It’s not anything crazy, it’s just the volume of requests is incredible high for this time of year."'