”In 61 games this season, the 28-year-old has 12 goals and 29 assists in 62 games played"
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”He scored a career-high 43 goals in 2006-07 before his numbers took a steady decline to their current status. The 6’0″ winger is a former first-round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs and spent time with the Sharks as well.
‘Vogl–a 37-year-old Blasdell native and graduate of Buffalo State College–loves the work and wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s an adrenaline rush,” he said.’
‘Favorite Uniforms: "Well, I think our third jerseys. I’ll go with that one."’
‘Detroit tied the game with 57.9 seconds left, and the Red Wings showed their skill in the shootout to come back and drop the Sabres, 3-2. There were no moral victories for competing hard on back-to-back nights against one of the NHL’s top teams. There was only the realization that every point matters, and the Sabres gave one away.’
‘”I just spoke with Craig and wished him the very best, thanked him on behalf of the organization, expressed to him that he was very much needed at the time when we acquired him,” Sabres GM Darcy Regier said. “He did a terrific job for the organization, for his teammates. I wished him the very best, and he sounded excited. It’s great.”‘
‘Sekera, a healthy scratch the last three games, scored a goal and assisted on another in the first period of the 3-2 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings in HSBC Arena. He was only in the lineup because Jordan Leopold was a surprise scratch with an undisclosed upper-body injury.’
‘Black made it clear the management structure under Pegula will not be layered but level. Black will oversee operations but he, senior adviser Ken Sawyer and General Manager Darcy Regier will each have their say on various matters. There could be times Regier reports to him, and times he will report to Regier.’
Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk, Jiri Hudler fuel late victory (Detroit Free Press)
Mike Modano, Valtteri Filppula glad to be back for Red Wings (Detroit Free Press)
Red Wings 3, Sabres 2 (SO) (Detroit Free Press)
Jiri Hudler scores tying, winning goals for Red Wings (Detroit News)
Pistons boycott couldn’t happen in NHL, Kris Draper says (Detroit News)
Red Wings overcome bad start, rally to beat Buffalo in shootout (Grand Rapids Press)
Drew Miller scratched for Red Wings against Sabres (Grand Rapids Press)
Photo gallery (DetroitRedWings.com)
Photo gallery (Sabres.com)
Photo gallery (AP)
‘“I think we sort of hit a wall at a certain point,” said Miller, who went 2-3-1 despite a 1.83 goals against average with a .945 save percentage in the Sabres’ six-game homestand. “We had our chances to win but we kept the door open. We played too much in our zone in the second and third periods.”’