'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."'