'Before his wife arrives, however, he will return to his old home in Buffalo, N.Y., where so much promise and hope went unfulfilled. Novotny, a 2001 first-round pick of the Sabres, gets a chance to face his former team tonight. It's another opportunity for him to prove he's more than an underachiever who hasn't reached his potential.'
Archives for October 19, 2007
'Spacek will miss at least two games, including Saturday’s road trip to Montreal, because of a shoulder injury suffered Monday. It’s not normally a big deal if one guy is out, but Spacek has been one of the Sabres’ top players this season. He’s their leading power-play scorer, one of their most active penalty killers and the second-biggest ice-time hog. “Obviously, it opens up an opportunity for someone else,” coach Lindy Ruff said Thursday. “He will be missed, but we’ll make adjustments.”'
'The company says starting friction is reduced by about 70 percent and sliding friction is lowered by 50 percent to 55 percent.'
Underachiever tag stuck on Novotny (Columbus Dispatch)
Sabres look to extend winning streak (Sportsticker)
Columbus Blue Jackets (2-2-1) at Buffalo Sabres (3-2-0) (The Sports Network)
Sabres end homestand versus Blue Jackets (LetsGoSabres.com)