‘Jochen Hecht, Maxim Afinogenov and Jason Pominville scored as the Eastern Conference-leading Sabres improved to 14-3 on the road.’
Archives for December 12, 2006
‘”For two periods I thought we were the quicker team,” said Elias. “They buried their chances and we didn’t put our chances in.”‘
'Besides WGR serving as the flagship station, Sabres games are also heard on WROC-AM in Rochester, WBTA-AM in Batavia, WKSN-AM in Jamestown and WMXO-FM in Olean.'
'“This is great news for the Buffalo Sabres and our tremendous fans,” said Sabres managing partner Larry Quinn. “We couldn’t be happier with our radio coverage now, as it extends well into the Southern Tier, Rochester and Southern Ontario. We look forward to continuing this partnership with Entercom for another five years."'
'The Buffalo Sabres today announced a five-year contract with Entercom Buffalo, LLC (WGR Sports Radio 550) to broadcast live radio coverage of all Sabres games. The new five-year deal will commence with the 2007-08 season.'
'"It was pretty amazing, playing with such a big crowd," said Sekera. "I tried to keep my game simple and work as hard as I could."'
'"He hasn't been skating, but he's been doing some exercising… getting his heart rate up," Ruff said. "Things are progressing in that fashion. That's probably the best news we've heard all year in Tim's case."'
‘Drury has been dealing with the flu and his symptoms have gotten worse since arriving in New Jersey. It will be the first game he has missed this season.’
‘The drought has gone on so long that only three players – Martin Biron, Maxim Afinogenov and Dmitri Kalinin – have celebrated a Buffalo victory in front of the Devils’ fans. “It’s just one of those places where . . . there’s just no atmosphere,” Biron said. “You go in that place and it’s dead, and there’s just nothing there. Not that it should make a difference when you play, but it does. You get that feeling of nothing.”‘
‘After tonight, seven of the Sabres’ next nine games are at home.’