‘Buffalo was picked as the site to try it because HSBC Arena is one of the few around the league that has enough room to accommodate two broadcasters at ice level.’
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'The landmark broadcast takes place Friday at 7:30pm et/4:30m pt featuring the New York Rangers facing the Buffalo Sabres from HSBC Arena in Buffalo, with Chris Cuthbert and Glenn Healy calling the action from between the benches.'
'"It's the first time since I've been a Sabre to have two complete days off," said co-captain Daniel Briere, who noted his legs felt more explosive. "You were looking at every day it seemed we had a new injury. Guys were getting tired. Focus wasn't quite there as it was earlier on. So I think it was needed."'
Success on the ice has translated to success in fan balloting for the Buffalo Sabres, who have four guys in the top-five vote getters for the NHL All-Star game, according to NHL.com.'
'"I think it's the first time Lindy's given us two days off since I've been a Buffalo Sabre," said Sabres co-captain Daniel Briere, "It was nice. With the schedule we had lately, the injuries hitting us, a lot of guys were banged up and needed rest."'