'Sabres defenseman Henrik Tallinder is sore after being crosschecked from behind by Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson, and could miss Game 3 Monday of the Eastern Conference finals. Coach Lindy Ruff on Sunday wouldn't provide any details of Tallinder's injury, but was unhappy that Alfredsson wasn't penalized on the play.'
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'And talk about confidence, the Senators are brimming with it. They've won the first two games of a series for the first time in franchise history, and they're on a major roll, 41-9-8 since Dec. 23, including NHL-best 10-2 this postseason.'
'“We’ve been a good road team all year,” Drury said. “We’ve always been up for a good challenge. Certainly Game Three is going to be a good challenge for us.”'
'“I thought it was the best our power play had moved it in a long time, we had a lot of good chances,” co-captain Chris Drury said. “We thought we had one early there; it just didn’t count.”'
'“It’s great. I don’t care how we win,” Emery said. “If it’s 10-0 or triple OT. It’s good to get that behind you and overcome some of those little situations just in case it comes up again in the future. You have that under your belt that you know you’re capable of doing it.”'
'Only now must the Sabres and their deflated fan base face this fact: The Senators are better. Buffalo can chew on a few suggestions with the series shifting back to Ottawa for the next two — the final two? — games.'
'No, the Rangers they are not.'
'“Goals are allowed if it’s a deflection. The fact that he was in shooting motion was a fact, and he was in the act of moving his glove forward, and that is ruled no goal.”'
'A street vendor selling Buffalo Sabres merchandise on Transit Road in Clarence was robbed at knifepoint Friday night.'
'"It was going to be a battle," defenseman Brian Campbell said of overtime. "They're a great team."'