'Jocelyn Thibault started in between the pipes for Buffalo but was pulled after an opening period in which he was lit up for four goals on 14 shots. Ryan Miller played the last 40 minutes, giving up four goals as well on 19 shots.'
Archives for December 7, 2007
'“The support for that and even through the year, I thought, ‘What a great hockey city,’ ” Ruff said. “I think it’s a real good affiliation for us. There’s something about the people in Rochester getting to watch their prospects become NHL players in a city that’s within 60 miles, and have a chance probably to go watch them play on occasion.”'
‘”It was a bad, bad effort from the beginning.”‘
‘They have 15 players who’ve never dressed for any other NHL team.’
‘”If people don’t think we’re good enough, we can’t let that bother us,” second-year winger Patrick Kaleta said. “If people aren’t on board with us, it doesn’t matter. We’re only worried about people that want to help us, who want to develop us.” Said defenseman Mike Funk: “It’s not exactly comments you want to hear from ownership.”‘
Kings make it easy for rookie goalie (Los Angeles Times)
Kings coach has nothing more to say on 2004 Bertuzzi attack (Los Angeles Times)
Quick start lifts Kings (Los Angeles Daily News)
Photo gallery (LAKings.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
‘Jocelyn Thibault, starting for only the fourth time this season and first time since shutting out Montreal with 24 saves on Nov. 24, stopped only 10 of 14 shots in the first period before Ryan Miller replaced him at the start of the second. Miller allowed two goals on the first six shots he faced after losing 4-1 in Anaheim on Wednesday night.’
‘”There wasn’t anything good about tonight,” said Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff. “We made a lot of mistakes and we didn’t have a goalie to save us.”‘
‘After killing off an early penalty the Kings took the 1-0 lead just four minutes into the game on a goal by Mike Cammalleri. Just minutes later after killing off their second penalty the Kings made it a two goal game with Dustin Brown ripping a one timer from the point. Late in the first, Los Angeles made it a 3-0 on a power play goal by Tom Preissing. Then with just 33 seconds left Jaroslav Modry scored the Kings’ fourth goal of the first period.’
Donner’s comments don’t sit well (Rochester D&C)
Pucko’s Perspectives (RNews.com)