'"With Tomas, there's nothing that surprises me," Buffalo head coach Lindy Ruff said. "I thought he might have faked it, but I've seen other guys in the league do it, and I think the odd time it catches the goalie a little bit off guard. It was a terrific shot, and in the right spot."'
Archives for December 21, 2006
'MacArthur returns after making his NHL debut Tuesday night against the Montreal Canadiens. He currently leads the Amerks with 34 points (12+22) in 26 games.'
'"That's something I didn't see coming at all," Dumont said of his exit. "I really thought during the summer both sides would sit down and talk and try to agree on something, but the Sabres never called. I was looking forward to this year because the way we finished was not how we wanted to end it."'
'"It's an important road trip," Sabres winger Jason Pominville said. "At the start of the year we said we didn't want to lose two in a row, and now it's happened."'
'Nashville had outscored Buffalo, 13-3, in the past three meetings.'
'It was 31 years ago today that the Sabres pounded the Washington Capitals 14-2 at Memorial Auditorium. The Sabres, just months removed from their run to the Stanley Cup finals, were all over the hapless Caps.'
‘”Definitely that’s the game I first looked at on the calendar when I came here,” Dumont said of the Buffalo contest. “It’s going to be fun. I had been there for a long time and I have a lot of friends there. It’s always fun to play your old team, especially the way that it ended for me, it’s even more special. It’s a lot of fun, and it’s a game I am excited to play.”’
‘“It’s amazing how similar the two cities are,” Weber said. “The exception is the economics are on the upturn in Nashville and on the downturn in Buffalo.”’
Dumont good fit with Preds (Nashville Tennessean)
Predators tonight (Nashville Tennessean)
Predators, Sabres rivalry could grow (Nashville City Paper)
Sabres, Predators face off in possible finals preview (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (24-7-2) at Nashville Predators (23-8-3) (The Sports Network)
Preds host Sabres (NashvillePredators.com)
Game # 34: Buffalo @ Nashville (SabresFans.com)