'The Sabres are already missing two veteran defenseman. Dmitri Kalinin is out indefinitely with a sprained right knee and Jaroslav Spacek has missed six of seven games with a shoulder injury. Defenseman Nolan Pratt is also out after straining his groin in his Sabres debut last week.'
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'Adam Mair has an ankle injury that Lindy Ruff said would keep him out weeks. Tim Connolly has a strained oblique will be out for an undetermined amount of time. Ruff insisted that his injury has nothing to do with his head.'
'Of the 2,200 seats, 1,200 will cost somewhere in the range of $29-$90. The remaining 1,000 seats will be deemed obstructed view as they will be less than 15 rows from the floor of Ralph Wilson Stadium, which will put the dasher boards in the line of sight.'
‘”It’s endless what this team can do with the amount of talent that’s here,” said starting goalie Ryan Miller. “But it’s being able to work together, and we’ve been missing that a little bit.”‘
‘Buffalo had a 29-19 edge in shots, including 16-8 in the first period and 9-2 in the third, but endured its second shutout loss of the season — after not getting blanked one time in the regular season last year.’
‘The beneficiary was winger Drew Stafford, who had a strong game in replacing Maxim Afinogenov on the line with Derek Roy and Thomas Vanek.’
‘Buffalo Sabres fans may not be completely happy with the team right now, but you wouldn’t know it from a new survey ranking the Sabres No. 4 among all 122 major professional sports franchises.’
Sharp Huet blunts Sabres’ attack (Montreal Gazette)
Huet redeems himself against Sabres (Montreal Gazette)
Quick liftoffs a rarity for CH snipers (Montreal Gazette)
No easy pickings this NHL season, Sabres coach Ruff says (Montreal Gazette)
Language and the Habs (Montreal Gazette)
Huet bounces back (Toronto Globe and Mail)
True to his word (Canadiens.com)
Photo gallery (Canadiens.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
The following are rough English translations from French language sites:
Huet responded with a shutout! (Le Journal de Montreal)
“I wanted to send a message to my teammates’: Cristobal Huet (Le Journal de Montreal)
The recipe is still good (Le Journal de Montreal)
Defeat “positive” for Sabers (Le Journal de Montreal)
“A hockey season is not a sprint” (Le Journal de Montreal)
“I do not wish it to anyone” (Le Journal de Montreal)
Huet, Huet, Huet … (La Presse)
“It was his victory, simply” (La Presse)
“Their goalkeeper has made the big stops” (La Presse)
Pominville: “It works very badly” (La Presse)
Carey Price? Really? (La Presse)
Photo gallery (La Presse)
Huet did not stumble (RDS.ca)
‘The Canadiens, who have won six of eight (6-1-1), were outshot 9-1 in the third period before Bryan Smolinski scored into an empty net with 21.8 seconds remaining.’
'The Sabres also came away banged up, as centre Adam Mair left early in the second period with a twisted ankle. Coach Lindy Ruff said "it looks like he'll be out for a little while."'