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Video- James Reimer Is Now A Candidate For Bad Goal Of The Night

On second thought, perhape Reimer should have stayed in the net.

 

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Video- Afternoon Line- Ted Nolan

Ted Nolan as the Buffalo Sabres prepare to face the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight.

"... We're in a big boys league here now..."

 

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Rick Jeanneret Will Slowly Get Back To Work

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 14, 2014) – The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Rick Jeanneret will rejoin the Sabres broadcast team to call the first period of the Sabres-Maple Leafs game on Nov. 15. The game, which begins at 7 p.m. on MSG, will be the Foster Hewitt Award winner’s first game since being treated for throat cancer in early September.

“The time seems right to slowly begin transitioning back to work,” Jeanneret said. “My doctors have told me I’m cancer free and I’m feeling well enough to get back in the booth, even if it’s only on a limited basis for the time being. The kindness and well-wishes from everyone, especially Sabres fans and the Western New York community, has been overwhelming and I’m truly grateful for the tremendous support during this process.”
 

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Video- “We Got A Good Goal”, Actually 3 Of Them In 17 Seconds, Wild/Sabres

Minnesota won 6-3.

 

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Afternoon Line- Dominik Hasek

"You can be talented and have great people around you but the love for the game was No. 1."

-Dominik Hasek, who is about to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame.  Much more on Hasek from Katie Strang of ESPN.

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Morning Line- Lyle Richardson On Tyler Myers

 I chuckle whenever I read people disparaging Myers and questioning why anyone would want to acquire him. He’s a big blueliner with plenty of skill and at 23 has plenty of time to blossom into a true top-two defenseman. Put him on a deeper club and he’ll shine. That’s also why the Sabres are leery to part with him, and why they’ve set the asking price so high.  

-Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey where you can read more in his Rumor Mill post.

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Afternoon Line- Dave Hodge On The Buffalo Sabres

My thumb is down to the Buffalo Sabres' lust for Connor McDavid. I'm well aware that all 30 NHL teams would not hesitate to smile at the thought of McDavid in their lineup, but most of them would be highly disappointed if that came to pass because they won the draft lottery after finishing in last place.

Until or unless the Sabres decide to change the conversation regarding themselves and McDavid by vowing to finish as high as they can, they are to be judged by the comments they've made. Owner Terry Pegula has stated that the way to improve is to do what Pittsburgh did - draft Sidney Crosby with the first pick a year after selecting Evgeni Malkin with the second pick. Well, there are other ways, but I digress.

General manager Tim Murray is anxious to see the Sabres lose "properly" if they must lose. "Let's get Connor with honour" would be the rallying cry. The Sabres are probably bad enough to get the most favourable draft odds by trying their best, and so they should say and do everything to suggest that 30th place is not acceptable….even if that is the goal.

-Dave Hodge of TSN.  

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Video- Stick Tap Costs Tyler Ennis A Game Misconduct As The Game Ends

I wonder if words for the linesman went along with this tap?

 

 

 

added 11:42am, Ennis talked about the incident this morning..

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Video-  Rick Jeanneret Joined The Pre-Game Show In Buffalo Tonight

 Rick Jeanneret joined Brian Duff on the Buffalo Sabres pre-game show and gave us some great news, he is feeling good and at this moment is cancer free.

 

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The Losing Way In Buffalo

from Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News,

It's pretty obvious a good bunch of the Buffalo Sabres have gotten the message, whether it's from their owner or their fans or anyone in between, that losing is acceptable and not something to be accountable for.

The Sabres played Washington Generals to the Harlem Globetrotting of the Pittsburgh Penguins over the second half of a 5-0 loss Saturday in Consol Energy Center. A virtually empty Buffalo dressing room greeted the media when the doors were open a few minutes after the team fell to 2-9-1 on the season.

Captain Brian Gionta, Cody McCormick and goaltender Jhonas Enroth were present. The rest of the group took the exit-stage right. Not much presence by this team during games, not much after them either.

"On the bench when it's 1-0, everybody puts their head down and looks for something else to do. To be accountable, you have to stand up," coach Ted Nolan said grimly. "If we win a game, they're all in there and they want to talk. But when you lose, they want to hide. It's the one thing where no one is going to come in and help us. The only way to get through tough times is you've got to be tough."

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