'The addition helps bolster a banged-up Buffalo blueline. Defenseman Dmitri Kalinin is out for another month after spraining his right knee against Carolina on Oct. 24. Defenseman Jaroslav Spacek has also missed the past five games because of a shoulder injury.'
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‘The 32-year-old blue-liner has eight goals and 50 assists in 537 career games with the Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes franchise, Colorado Avalanche and Lightning.’
‘The 32-year-old backliner spent the past five seasons with Tampa Bay, and played in all but one of the Lightning’s games in the last two years. After registering three goals and 32 points his contract was not renewed for this season, however.’
‘Many considered Pratt to be the best available free agent defenseman left after Danny Markov signed with a Russian team earlier this week.’
‘3 – Shootout wins first 10 games last season, 0 – Shootout appearances this season.’
‘Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with unrestricted free agent defenseman Nolan Pratt.’
‘Terms of his new deal have not been released.’
'Of the last 369 minutes, 15 seconds, the Sabres have held the lead for 14:01. That’s only 3.8 percent of the time.'
'“That is different, and I don’t mind it at all,” he said. “It’s a good spot to be in, I guess. It means you’ve been around a little bit. If I can help anybody in any way, I’d be happy to.”'
Sabres thumbnails (Boston Globe)
Scouting report: Sabres at Bruins (Boston Herald)
B’s try to turn tables on the Sabres (Quincy Patriot Ledger)
Buffalo Sabres (5-5-0) at Boston Bruins (6-4-0) (The Sports Network)