'"He's done a very good job there," Stars coach Dave Tippett said. "He's a steady, calm guy there who always seems to steer that team the right way. He's had some teams that have had some huge distractions, and he keeps them on a very even keel."'
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'“I want to help with the side that often gets neglected, like the mental side of having and battling a disease. The right environment is an essential complement to medicine and we hope to provide the best chance for a patient to survive by providing psycho-social programs that will help them battle. Things like computers to help them communicate with friends, trips to events to give some mental release — normalcy is hard to duplicate, but we are striving to give them some.”'
'“He’s a great role model for guys coming up,” Sabres center Derek Roy said. “He’s one of those guys that is not totally vocal, he just does his talking on the ice.”'
‘“We can have a good feeling for those three days and enjoy the weekend instead of hanging our head again and worrying about what’s going to happen,” center Jochen Hecht said. “It was a good game against a really good team in the Western Conference, and we’ve just got to start believing we can do this and be one of the best teams in the league at the end of the year.”’
‘Several teams are expected to make a strong play for him in the next month, especially if it appears the Sabres are out of playoff contention. Chicago has been among the teams rumored to be interested in him.’
‘On paper and for salary-cap reasons, MacArthur was sent to the Amerks when the NHL All-Star break began. Patrick Kaleta also returned. Unlike Kaleta, who played in Friday night’s 4-3 shootout loss to Lake Erie, MacArthur wasn’t even in town. The Sabres can’t risk MacArthur getting hurt in either American Hockey League game this weekend, so they let him have the time off. He’s rejoining the Sabres on Monday for practice and will play at Tampa on Tuesday.’
Amerks are dealt Monster of a loss (Rochester D&C)
Sabres return MacArthur to Amerks, sort of (Rochester D&C)
Lake Erie rallies past Rochester (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Monsters Rally to beat Amerks (RNews.com)
Monsters Come Back From 3 Down for SO Win (LakeErieMonsters.com)
Three added to Canadian All-Star roster (TheAHL.com)