'"So that might be a good solution. Get some of that carpet tape and tape a tuque to my helmet."'
Archives for December 17, 2007
'Antonio will get to actually meet Briere at HSBC Arena when the Flyers play the Sabres Friday, Dec. 21 in Buffalo. That morning, Antonio and his mother — along with Faxlanger — will be driving up to the arena so Antonio can finally come face to face with his hero, penpal and long-distance friend.'
‘Sabres coach Lindy Ruff says defensemen Dmitri Kalinin is set to return against the Islanders on Wednesday. Kalinin played in 8 games before injuring his knee in a collision with Hurricanes forward Rod Brind’Amour.’
'When you're playing outside, there's an outside chance (of inclement weather), but that's a chance worth taking. If we get a little bit of help from the weather, it will put the National Hockey League on the front doorsteps of everybody in America. I think it's going to work out.'
'“He scored too early,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said, “so it wasn’t that good after all.”'
'Even with this summer's losses the Sabres are deep team on both offense and defense and they have a top-notch goaltender in Ryan Miller.'
‘The reception for the Chicago Blackhawks phenom and Buffalo’s own Patrick Kane was great. I know I was one of the 18,690 in attendance who stood and applauded Kane during the pre-game festivities. During the game, the fans were in and out of it. The first period, other than Kane’s goal, was quiet. The second period was electric and the third went back to a calm mood again.’