‘Connolly has been skating over the weekend and we’re optimistic about him practicing and possibly playing on Thursday. Jochen Hecht hasn’t skated yet, but we’re not ruling him out.’
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‘Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said Monday that he’s “optimistic about him practicing and possibly playing” when the playoff series begins Thursday.’
Game 1 Thursday, April 15 Boston at Buffalo 7 p.m.
Game 2 Saturday, April 17 Boston at Buffalo 1 p.m.
Game 3 Monday, April 19 Buffalo at Boston 7 p.m.
Game 4 Wednesday, April 21 Buffalo at Boston 7 p.m.
Game 5 Friday, April 23 Boston at Buffalo 7 p.m.
Game 6 Monday, April 26 Buffalo at Boston 7 p.m.
Game 7 Wednesday, April 28 Boston at Buffalo 7 p.m.’
‘The teams will open in Buffalo at 7 p.m. Thursday.’
‘The Sabres never remotely resembled a recent Stanley Cup winner and rarely played with consistency on the same level as true powerhouses such as Washington or Chicago.’
‘"It’s more about capitalizing on an opportunity where people were paying attention to me on different levels," Miller said this weekend. "It’s a chance to help hockey, and definitely the league, transfer from Olympics to the NHL level."’
New Jersey Devils clinch No. 2 seed in Eastern Conference playoffs with win over Sabres (New York Daily News)
Devils earn No. 2 seed, playoff date with Flyers (New York Post)
Devils clip Sabres to grab No. 2 seed (Bergen Record)
Another Jennings Trophy (Bergen Record)
Devils beat Sabres to clinch second seed (NewJerseyDevils.com)
Photo gallery (NewJerseyDevils.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
Photo gallery (AP)
‘The Sabres needed to win the game in regulation to earn the No. 2 seed and they pulled goalie Patrick Lalime with about 10 seconds to go to put an extra skater on the ice.’
‘With the Sabres skating two men down and needing to win in regulation to secure the No. 2 spot, Patrick Lalime started to skate to the bench to give Buffalo the extra attacker, but Langenbrunner put the puck into the empty net just before the goaltender got to the bench.’
‘The Sabres clinched the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference, and will face the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.’