‘Lydman suffered a head injury in Buffalo’s win over Florida last night. He does not remember the play in which in the injury occured.’
Archives for March 16, 2007
‘It was those rabid fans who willed a beaten and broken Sabres team to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals last spring before a loss to Carolina in that game ended another Stanley Cup dream prematurely.’
“Sabremania” has hit the Western New York region in ways not seen since the 1970s. Team jerseys and merchandise sales have increased over 1000 percent in just one year, helped in part by the Sabres’ new logo, as well as a return to the team’s traditional colors of blue and gold.
Lightning begin critical home stretch against Sabres (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (45-19-6) at Tampa Bay Lightning (39-28-4) (The Sports Network)
Sabres vs. Lightning (TampaBayLightning.com)
Game notes (TampaBayLightning.com)
Visitor notes (TampaBayLightning.com)
Game # 71: Buffalo @ Tampa Bay (SabresFans.com)
Sabres hope to strike again in Sunshine State (LetsGoSabres.com)
'“You want to make a good impression,” Conklin said. “You want them to feel confidence with you in net, not just the coaching staff but most importantly the players. You want them feeling good with you in net. While it’s only one game, it’s a good start.”'
'“Just the way the last four games have gone on the box score, it’s good to kind of relax,” Miller said. “I’m catching up with everybody and seeing how everything has been going for the last three months.”'
‘Biron, 29, was the Sabres’ backup behind Ryan Miller, but is valued as a No. 1 starter, something the Panthers have yet to decide that Alex Auld will be for them in the future. But coach Jacques Martin said Thursday the Panthers never seriously pursued Biron…’.
‘Chris Drury broke a 3-3 tie at 9:50 of the third period when he tipped in Brian Campbell’s slap shot from the point.’
‘Florida dominated the opening 20 minutes, with a 15-5 advantage in shots on goal, but Buffalo turned the tide in the middle stanza.’