‘This year’s plan includes one Platinum game (Dec. 26, Washington), 10 Gold games, 15 Silver games, nine Bronze games and six Value games.’
Archives for August 3, 2012
‘Here’s what the Sabres’ lineup could look like on opening night…’.
‘The Sabres also added depth forward Kevin Porter and enforcer John Scott. But barring a major move between now and the start of the season, the core of the team is the same as the club that came up short last spring.’
‘The Sabres traditionally have lacked size up front, especially on their top two lines. General manager Darcy Regier hopes he’s eliminated that problem for the future by taking a pair of big centers in the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft.’
‘”I hope I can bring that attitude,” Ott said after the July 2 trade was completed. “I want to bring my consistency of being hard to play against every single night. I feel I’ve done that since the start of my career, and I feel I have a ton of game left. I haven’t even reached part of my peak yet.”‘
‘Miller was the MVP at the 2010 Winter Olympics and won the Vezina Trophy four months later. But he hasn’t been nearly as good in the past two seasons, though his play improved down the stretch last season after he recovered from an injury, and he nearly carried the Sabres into the playoffs.’
‘Biega (5’10”, 191 lbs., 4/4/88) was Buffalo’s fifth-round pick (147th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. After spending the 2010-11 season with the Portland Pirates (AHL), Biega played for the Rochester Americans last season and recorded 23 points (5+18) in 65 games with the Amerks.’