'Ruff becomes the 31st coach in NHL history to reach the 750-game milestone, and is ninth on the list of games coached for one team, with all 750 coming in Buffalo.'
Archives for November 2, 2007
'The six-foot-three, 207-pound defenseman – or the Sabres coaching staff for that matter – hadn't planned to be activated, but Jaroslav Spacek's re-aggravation of his shoulder injury on Thursday night in Buffalo's 4-3 overtime loss to Boston forced the issue.'
‘Nolan Pratt will get his first start in a Buffalo Sabres uniform tonight as Jaroslav Spacek reinjured his shoulder in last night’s overtime loss in Boston. Ryan Miller, who had a rough outing in last night’s loss, will sit tonight giving backup goaltender Jocelyn Thibault his second start of the season.’
'Jaroslav Spacek reinjured his shoulder in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Bruins in Boston, opening the door for newly-signed Nolan Pratt to enter the line-up. Pratt will wear No. 4, though Lindy Ruff was non-committal as to how much he'll play.'
Panthers daily report (Miami Herald)
Panthers look to end November woes (Sportsticker)
Florida Panthers (5-7-0) at Buffalo Sabres (5-5-1) (The Sports Network)
Looking To Build Off Carolina Win (FloridaPanthers.com)
'An obviously frustrated Miller wasn’t around to talk to reporters after this one. He downright flubbed Phil Kessel’s second-period wrist shot that leaked between his pads and gave Boston a 2-0 lead. And he’ll probably spend a good deal of time reliving Sturm’s goofy game-winner.'
'“He gives us a little more on the defense side,” said General Manager Darcy Regier. “We have a lot of puck movers and he falls more in the stay-athome category. He’s got good size and he’s a good defender. And it certainly doesn’t hurt that he’s won a championship.”'
'Ralph Wilson Stadium’s new state-ofthe- art scoreboard should be OK for the NHL Ice Bowl on Jan. 1, despite a scare reported by county officials Thursday. Erie County Comptroller Mark C. Poloncarz revealed in a news conference that scoreboard installer Mitsubishi was refusing to program the board for the hockey contest until it was paid in full for the board’s installation, roughly $5 million.'
Bruins get overtime payoff (Boston Globe)
Players divvy up Bergeron’s duties (Boston Globe)
Sudden victory (Boston Herald)
Encouraging start to critical stretch (Boston Herald)
Answering the call (Metro West Daily News)
B’s attack pays off as Sturm nets winner (Worcester Telegram and Gazette)
Boston faces early test (Worcester Telegram and Gazette)
Marc Savard contributes to Bruins’ win over Sabres (Brockton Enterprise)
Bruins find a way for overtime win (Quincy Patriot Ledger)
Overtime pays off for new, improved Bruins (Lowell Sun)
Buffalo Sabres 3, Boston Bruins 4, Final OT (BostonBruins.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
'"It seemed like it took a while until we got going," Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell said. "The winner was a fluky goal and they had some bounces on that play."'