'Connolly, who hasn't played this season after sustaining a concussion in last season's playoffs, skated for about 30 minutes before the team's optional practice.'
Archives for March 19, 2007
‘Only seven Sabres practiced Monday morning at HSBC Arena, and one of them was sporting new head gear. Ty Conklin’s practice was highlighted by a brand new Sabres-oriented design, with the new logo above and bordering the mask, and the old-school shield on the chin. On the back of the helmet is a design with his nickname, “Conks,” below it.’
'“For us to get six out of eight and turn it around from when we left home, you’ve got to realize that’s a pace that a lot of teams are pretty damn proud of.”'
'“I haven’t played in the playoffs the last five years, counting the lockout,” Zhitnik said. “For me, that’s a long period of time. Playoffs is the best hockey you can get. It’s not about individuals. It’s not about stars. It’s about team effort. In the playoffs, everybody has the same chances.”'