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New Vs. Old

from the Buffalo News,
The Buffalo Sabres' matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers was a case study for what worked best in the NHL. You looked at the Sabres and saw bullet-train Maxim Afinogenov steaming down the wing. On the other end, it was beefy tortoise Derian Hatcher trying to keep up in a different game. And then there was Tim Connolly. Who better than Connolly to score the only goal the Sabres needed in a 3-0 victory over the Flyers on Sunday in HSBC Arena? And what better time for Connolly to showcase his talent than in a playoff game before a national television audience? It's everything the NHL wanted, everything Connolly and the Sabres needed.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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