‘“Scoring the first goal, plus getting the big lead like that, it was definitely something new for us,” right wing Drew Stafford said. “We got rewarded for our hard work and the way we’ve been playing. It feels good.”’
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‘“He’s a great character guy,” Roy said. “He’s got tremendous skill, tremendous upside to his game. He works really hard in practice and games. We need that energy on this team.”’
'The revelation of the Sabres' intentions was made in New York state Supreme Court on Friday, and also revealed in an e-mail sent by the city of Rochester to the Amerks.'
'“We’re looking for someone who can come off the half-wall and make a play,” coach Lindy Ruff said. “He’s been excellent.”'
Road warriors hit speed bump in Buffalo (Montreal Gazette)
Buffalo breaks out of slump (Toronto Globe and Mail)
Photo gallery (Canadiens.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
The following are rough English translations from French language documents:
“It was not a pleasant evening-Cristobal Huet (Le Journal de Montreal)
The Canadian falls flat (Le Journal de Montreal)
Regier think that the NHL wrong (Le Journal de Montreal)
“The first period killed us” (La Presse)
Piétinés by buffalo (La Presse)
Photo gallery (CP)
When all is played in 1st (RDS.ca)
The years pass and Ruff remains (RDS.ca)
'"The biggest thing was at least we were getting chances," MacArthur said. "When you're not getting chances that's when you worry."'
'"The last three or four games, we should have won all those games," said MacArthur. "The coaches are keeping us real calm in the dressing room. We're going out and work hard every game. Tonight was a good start, hopefully we can keep it going."'
'For the first time in fifteen games the Sabres got on the board first as Clarke MacArthur chipped home a rebound past Cristobal Huet to take the 1-0 lead eight minutes into the game. Buffalo extended their lead on a Nolan Pratt shot from the point that was deflected in by Daniel Paille. Then just three minutes later Thomas Vanek set up Drew Stafford on an odd man rush to make it 3-0.'
‘”Tonight we played smart. We were chipping the puck in, weren’t playing fancy at the blueline and we weren’t making that little play in the middle. We were playing as a team.”‘
‘Clarke MacArthur’s first period goal finally gave the Buffalo Sabres an opening lead before Daniel Paille and Drew Stafford added two more first period goals in Buffalo’s 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Friday night at HSBC Arena, backstopped by Ryan Miller’s 36 save performance.’