'Ottawa has the NHL's worst home record at 2-6, but has been outscored by only one goal combined.'
Archives for November 18, 2006
Senators Game Night (Ottawa Citizen)
Senators Gameday: Buffalo at Ottawa (Ottawa Sun)
Sabres look for revenge in rematch against Senators (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (16-2-1) at Ottawa Senators (7-11-1) (The Sports Network)
Senators vs. Sabres – November 18, 2006 (Ottawa Senators.com)
Game # 20: Buffalo @ Ottawa (SabresFans.com)
'"If you're going to lock something down you don't give up opportunities. You make them earn it," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. "We didn't turn the puck over."'
'The Sabres announced Friday that center Derek Roy will miss 10 to 14 days with an injury to his right hand. Roy suffered the setback Wednesday when Ottawa Senators defenseman Andrej Meszaros took a slap shot from the blue line that Roy blocked.'
'Go to Apple's iTunes store. The store, which is the online source for the music filling all those iPods you see, has celebrity playlists, where famous people submit lists of their favorite songs. Right there, alongside the playlists of Sergio Mendes, Peter Frampton and Five for Fighting – not to mention George Lopez – is the set from Miller, a budding guitar player himself. All 14 songs will set you back $13.86, or you can download separately at 99 cents apiece.'
'They played well enough to improve to 16-2-1 overall and keep from losing consecutive games for the first time this season. But at times, especially midway through the game, the Penguins controlled the play. That didn't surprise the Sabres. "We knew what to expect," Pominville said. "They've proven they're a good team."'
'Sabres general manager Darcy Regier was at Blue Cross Arena at the Community War Memorial to watch the Amerks defeat Manitoba 4-3 in overtime. He very likely wanted to see for himself if Funk or Andrej Sekera should join the Sabres.'
'The grind goes on. Buffalo plays in Ottawa tonight and has three games in five days next week. There’s no time to rest, and maybe that’s a good thing. “I feel great,” Campbell said. “To be honest with you — you may think that I’m lying to you — I could have used more, and I could play another game right now.”'
'Unlike his early years, when Biron would stand on his head through the first 58 minutes, only to surrender the game-losing goal in the final moments, Marty’s recent work has been marked by timely saves, even if they come after a few sloppy goals.'