'Miller then held Florida at bay, making made 11 saves in the final 18 minutes, including a stop on Stumpel with 1:17 to go. Miller also stopped six shots during the Panthers' two power plays in the final period.'
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'With the score tied 1-1 late in the third period, the Sabres gained a 5-on-3 advantage when Gary Roberts and Jay Bouwmeester were called for minor penalties 18 seconds apart in the final minute of the stanza. The two-man advantage carried over in the third period and the Sabres cashed in.'
'Here, the Sabres game is not background noise; socializing starts when the game ends. It's like this all the time, I'm assured by locals, but it's even more intense this season. Not to knock good American fans farther south, but there is a deeper passion for the game in Buffalo.'
'Sereka was recalled by the Sabres on Saturday and made his NHL debut that night in Montreal. He also played Tuesday in New Jersey. He averaged 10 shifts and 7 1/2 minutes of ice time per game.'
‘It’s one thing that Mancari is tied for second on the Amerks in scoring with 21 points in 21 games. It’s quite another that at 6-foot-4, 225 pounds, he’s both a power forward and a puck-moving defenseman.’
“I played in the World Championships last spring, and that gave me a taste of the pro game. I hope to keep getting the chances to play and improve my game for a chance to play in the 2010 games. I know that 2010 will be different (for USA Hockey).”
‘”I think our crowd and our fans have given us a big boost in this building,” Ruff said. “It’s fun to play in front of that energy as a player. Whether it’s this time of year or three weeks ago, I’ve likened it a lot of nights to playoff-type energy in the building. That does a lot for the home team, and it squashes the opposition a lot of the time.”‘
‘However, there are no immediate repercussions for eclipsing the $44 million mark. No one has to be traded or waived in order to get back under the cap. Here’s why…’.
‘The Sabres are 12-2-1 when co-captains Briere and Drury score in the same game.’
‘A woman was being treated in Erie County Medical Center late Wednesday night after her car crashed against the front door of HSBC Arena, heavily damaging the entranceway and littering the area inside with glass.’