'“He’s sore,” Ruff said of Spacek. “He’s going to be out for the weekend and then we’ll just evaluate it on a day-to-day basis after that."'
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'The 30-year-old Hecht is in his fifth season with the Sabres, and has two goals and four points in five games this season. He was also named captain for the month of October, as the team is rotating the captaincy on a monthly basis after losing co-captains Chris Drury and Daniel Briere to free agency.'
'The 30-year-old Hecht, who has two goals and two assists in five games this season, finished with a career-high 56 points (19 goals, 37 assists) last year.'
'Hecht will earn $3.8 million in each of the following two seasons, $3.5 million in 2010-11 and $3 million in 2011-12.'
'Defenseman Jaro Spacek however did not practice with the team, prompting Lindy Ruff to shake up his lines at the morning skate.'
'The Sabres acquired Hecht from Edmonton on June 22, 2002, in exchange for the 31st and 36th picks in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He was originally St. Louis’ first choice (2nd round, 49th overall) in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.'
'Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the team has agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Jochen Hecht. Hecht’s new contract will keep him in Buffalo through the 2011-2012 season.'
'On Friday, Oct. 19 during the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at HSBC Arena, fans can take part in the "Buffalo Sabres Puck Surprise" for a $20 donation to the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.'
‘”We are what we are,” Ruff says. “We have a lot of gifted offensive players. I don’t think trying to suffocate them, or tell them not to try some of their high-risk plays, is the right thing.”‘
'“We’ve got the ability to come back in games,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “They’ve had the misfortune of losing a couple games late, and I think that recipe makes it dangerous for them. They lack a little confidence to close it out, and I think we still have confidence that we can get back in any game.”'