‘“I look at myself and I blame myself,” Vanek said after the team’s 85-minute practice Monday afternoon in the Amherst Pepsi Center. “I’ve got to be a lot better. I’m trying to be every day in practice, believe me. I’m not trying to slack off. There’s certain areas I need to work on. I’m trying to get better.”’
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‘Afinogenov skated with the team prior to its practice in the Amherst Pepsi Center while Connolly skated afterward. Both traveled to Tampa for tonight’s game with the Lightning but there’s no definitive timetable for either to return. Ruff, however, sounded particularly optimistic about Afinogenov.’
Lightning continue homestand vs. Sabres (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (21-21-6) at Tampa Bay Lightning (20-25-5) (The Sports Network)
Bolts Return From All-Star Break To Host Sabres (TampaBayLightning.com)
AHL boss says woes won’t freeze out Amerks next season (Rochester D&C)
Two More Amerks Inductees (RNews.com)
New Lawsuit Filed Against Amerks (RNews.com)
Amerks faceoff in weekend pair with Toronto (Amerks.com)
'"Tim's was diagnosed with a bone spur and it's not really related to the groin," said head coach Lindy Ruff. "It's going to be something that he's going to battle through for the rest of the year."'
‘Afinogenov, who’s missed 10 games, has begun skating on his own and could be back by the end of this week after tests revealed he has a slight groin tear, Ruff said.’
‘”Tim was diagnosed with a bone spur and it’s not really related to the groin,” Ruff told the team’s official website. “It’s going to be something that he’s going to battle through for the rest of the year.”‘
Amerks’ Mancari sets record (Rochester D&C)
Amerks defending tradition, too (Rochester D&C)
Hear Rochester Amerks’ stories (Rochester D&C)
Mancari sets record at AHL All-Star skills event (Amerks.com)
Henry reassigned to Florida (ECHL) (Amerks.com)
'"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."'