Stafford is skating with a ton of confidence. He’s strong with the puck, keeping his head up and looks like the guy the Sabres projected him to be more and more every game. He’s had a fine season so far (when he’s healthy) and could force the Sabres to make some interesting decisions in the offseason when it comes to their personnel up front.
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‘"As it stretches out a little ways, I guess you don’t really expect when you’re younger to be around that long. You just want to get your chance. I feel I’m fortunate to be in the net enough to have a chance to reach 200 wins. It’s a pretty cool milestone."’
‘"They’re two great players to play with, so anytime you can play with them it can be fun," Ennis said Wednesday. "Van and Roysie have played together for a long time, and they seem to have really good chemistry and play well together. I’m just trying to fit in, play my game and play my style. It seems to complement it pretty good."’
‘Jeanneret will fill in for his father, Rick Jeanneret, when the Sabres, the Pirates’ NHL parent, play games in Alberta next week against the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers.’
Preview: Panthers vs. Sabres, 7 p.m. Thursday (South Florida Sun Sentinel)
Florida Panthers (15-17-0) at Buffalo Sabres (14-16-4) (The Sports Network)
Sabres and Panthers desperate for wins (NHL.com)