'It was the fifth time the Sabres scored six or more goals this season, and the second time in five games that they had seven.'
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'However, Buffalo exploded for seven straight goals on their first 11 shots of the second period. Gaustad tied the score, 1-1, on a power-play snap shot placed just inside the right post stick side 1:14 into the period. Buffalo added another goal about a minute later on a slap shot by Novotny above the crease.'
‘Injuries, of course, explain most of the problems. But some bad hockey habits that the Sabres got away with while winning started to bite them.’
‘Paille will most likely play wing on the fourth line with Adam Mair and Paul Gaustad. Mair and Gaustad have both stepped up their game in the past two weeks and it appears more than likely that head coach Lindy Ruff wants to run the line more consistently.’
'Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said Lydman probably won't return to the line-up. Ryan Miller is expected to start in goal for this evening's match-up with Tampa Bay.'
'We're doing a story for the magazine on the Sabres, their fans and the city of Buffalo and we want your input. If you agree that Buffalo is a great hockey town (and I don't know how anyone who has been there during hockey season, particularly recently, could not agree), tell us why. Post your thoughts here.'
'"It could be a lot easier to sit back and say, "We're fine and dandy this year.' But there's so much more work to be done," Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell said. "We're 20 games into it, but we want to get 100 games into it."'
'Sabres haven't lost consecutive home games since March 22 and 24.'
‘In preparation for the Leafs’ meeting against the Sabres on Wednesday at the HSBC Arena, three members of the Sabres have been asked to name the three things that irritate them the most about a Leafs visit to Buffalo…’.
‘The Buffalo Sabres also made a move, recalling Daniel Paille. The third-year left winger joins them for tonight’s 7:05 game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at HSBC Arena in Buffalo.’