Conboy, Stuart and Whitmore must clear waivers.
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“I don’t have an answer for it,” Mancari, who has two goals and five points in 16 NHL games, said recently. “I feel when given an opportunity, when I came up last year and played a few times with (Derek) Roy and (Thomas) Vanek, I thought that I played well. I thought that I played to a level where I could be here.
‘“The alternate takes you back to the Bisons [Buffalo’s original hockey team] days, with the same exact font as the Buffalo lettermark on the new alternates, as well as a new, unique tribute to the old era and old colors of the 1970’s era,” Wulf said.’
‘"I have a little bit of stiffness, but it’s more of resting to make sure I’m healthy, getting ready for the actual season. I’m sure I’ll be in a couple games in the next couple of days here, but I feel fine. I feel good. I’m excited and ready to go."’
Sabres send 12 players to Portland (Portland Press Herald)
Dineen preps for season ahead (Maine Hockey Journal)
Yet another preseason game canceled by the Pirates (Maine Hockey Journal)
Pirates Cancel Saturday Pre-Season Game (PortlandPirates.com)
‘The moves came Wednesday, a day before the Sabres (2-1-0) continue their preseason schedule at Montreal.’
‘Heading to Portland are: forwards Jacob Lagace, Maxime Legault, Dennis McCauley, Brian Roloff, Felix Schutz, Colin Stuart (pending waivers), Corey Tropp, Travis Turnbull and Derek Whitmore (pending waivers); defensemen Alex Biega, Tim Conboy (pending waivers) and Nick Crawford. In addition, two players were also returned to their junior teams: forward Marcus Foligno (Sudbury, OHL) and defenseman Brayden McNabb (Kootenay, WHL).’
“When it’s up for review in 2012, I don’t think there’s any chance they can think about closing it down,” Forth said.
‘"I just want them to know I’m ready, that I’m ready to be here, ready to play in the NHL," Gerbe said Tuesday. "Not just play, but be an impact player each night. I’m trying."’
‘"They come and stand in the rain, so I just wanted to be part of the day that way," Montador said. "Kids calling on you, it pulls you in. … Just to be a part of it that way, it adds to the excitement."’