‘”I think the danger lies within ourselves,” Briere said after a brief team meeting Tuesday. “If we start believing we’re better than we really are, then that’s when we’re going to get in trouble.”‘
Archives for November 14, 2006
'Rochester Americans General Manager Jody Gage announced today that four players have been re-assigned to the Amerks. Forward Drew Stafford, defenseman Mike Card and goalie Adam Dennis were sent back from the Buffalo Sabres, while forward Drew Larman has been returned from the Florida Panthers.'
'Retirement thoughts did cross Numminen's mind during the NHL lockout that wiped out the 2004-05 season. He toyed with the idea for a while, but his mind-set changed when he could find no good reason for hanging up his skates just yet. "What else was I going to do? Why shouldn't I do something that I want to do and that I enjoy? If you don't love what it is you are doing, then there is no way you can go on with if for long. But for me, playing is fun", beams Numminen.'
'If you were watching the Buffalo Sabres beat the Carolina Hurricanes on the MSG network via the Time Warner cable system, chances are, you missed Jason Pominville's second goal.'
'"We've been a pretty consistent team, which has given us a chance night after night to win on the road," he said. "We've built off the consistency we had last year with the way we played on the road, and it's carried into this year."'
'The Sabres have blown two two-goal leads and a three-goal lead over the last three games, but have still won all three contests.'
‘It’s been the same story for these guys, and it’s been that way since last season. But it never seems to get old. The Sabres get themselves into a jam and simply turn things up a notch or three…’.
‘Ryan Miller did not participate in the morning skate Monday, marking the fourth consecutive day he’s been kept off the ice since suffering a strained muscle between his abdomen and groin. The Sabres don’t believe it’s a sports hernia, which forced Daniel Briere and J.P. Dumont to the sidelines for extended periods last season. The Sabres wanted to be cautious with Miller, given their record and Biron’s ability in net.’