'The start time that day was not changed and will still be at 4 PM. That game will mark Ted Nolan's first appearence at the HSBC Arena as head coach of the Islanders. The Sabres/Isles game will be the first half of a New Year's Day doubleheader on Versus with Toronto hosting at Boston at 7 PM.'
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'No one in the Buffalo dressing room is seeking revenge. The Sabres feel they took care of the boarding penalty that night. Paul Gaustad and Adam Mair went after Ovechkin, with Gaustad landing a few punches and Mair eventually peeling off to fight Bryan Muir. "I think that in that game we responded really well to that," Mair said. "When something like that happens to one of your teammates, regardless of who it is, you need to take exception, and I think that was done."'
'G Olaf Kolzig is 5-2-1 on the road this season.'
‘Alex Ovechkin says he has put the controversy behind him. Tonight at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, the Washington Capitals star will find out whether Daniel Briere and the Sabres have done the same.’
Ovechkin awaits Sabres’ reception (Washington Post)
Caps face a road challenge (Washington Times)
Sabres look for more offense against Capitals (Sportsticker)
Washington Capitals (16-12-7) at Buffalo Sabres (25-7-3) (The Sports Network)
Caps Stay Busy Against Sabres in Buffalo (WashingtonCaps.com)
Game notes (WashingtonCaps.com)
Coach is one loyal American (Rochester D&C)