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POSTED ON Tuesday, 04.03.2012 / 11:40 AM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

TODAY’S NEWS
- Optional morning skate today; 15 skaters and Jhonas Enroth took part.
- Nathan Gerbe and Mike Weber will both be game-time decisions.
- Brayden McNabb and TJ Brennan remain with the team; one will sit if Weber plays.
- Ryan Miller will start his 12th straight game.
- Miller’s all-time record vs. TOR: 26-14-0, 2.38 GAA & .924 save%

WHAT THEY WERE SAYING TODAY
Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
Is your outlook a little better following the Washington loss last night?
When you get help, obviously it creates hope. You don’t anticipate teams losing certain games, but it always seems to happen. We’ve gotta take care of our end of it now.

What has to be better tonight compared to Saturday’s loss in Toronto?
I thought our first three or four shifts were textbook. We made the big mistake that gave them the breakaway, and gave them some life. Our big mistakes have to be less. And I don’t think at the end of the game, you shouldn’t be saying ‘I should’ve done something.’

Does Nathan Gerbe have a chance to play tonight?
It looks like it. We’re gonna have him out there in warmup and make sure that he can go. If he’s ready, he’ll play.

Will Mike Weber play too?
Mike skated this morning. Now we just need to make sure that if he’s ready, he’ll play.

Jordan Leopold (listen to the full audio)
Has the mood in the locker room changed following the Washington loss to Tampa last night?
I think we see a little bit of light. Definitely watching the scoreboard last night gives you a little bit more energy. This morning was a good optional skate for us, we had fun out there.

What’s the key to keeping Toronto off the rush?
Turnovers. If you look at our past two games, we’ve let in more than three goals each game. At this point in the year you won’t win a lot of games when you do that. Definitely the turnovers have been the main factor. Mistakes are going to happen, and that’s hockey. It’s just the way of managing mistakes and making those work out for you.

How do you overcome having both Ehrhoff and Myers out of the lineup?
We’ve seen the same scenario earlier in the season. Missing those guys is a big part of our back end. Of course, we need to find a way to win. At this point in the year we just need the two points. Whatever it takes tonight, we’ll do it.



SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN
Washington – 8th place (88 pts., 40-32-8; ROW-36)
Games Remaining: 2
Next Game: Thursday vs. FLA
Home Games: 1 (FLA-Thurs, 7 p.m.)
Away Games: 1 (NYR-Sat, 6:30 p.m.)

Buffalo – 9th place (86 pts., 38-31-10; ROW-31)
Games Remaining: 3
Next Game: Tonight vs. TOR
Home Games: 1 (TOR-Tonight)
Away Games: 2 (PHIL-Thurs, 7 p.m.; BOS-Sat, 4 p.m.)



TONIGHT’S GAME
MAPLE LEAFS at SABRES
-This is the sixth and final meeting between the Sabres and Maple Leafs this season.
-Last meeting: Toronto defeated Buffalo, 4-3, in Toronto on March 31.
-The Sabres are 4-6-0 in their last 10 games vs. the Maple Leafs; 9-1-0 at home.
-This is the 184th game all-time between Buffalo and Toronto; Buffalo leads the series with a 101-60-22 record. Buffalo is 60-25-7 at home against the Maple Leafs all-time.

STORYLINES
-April is Buffalo’s best regular season month since the lockout, with a combined record of 22-10-2 (.676) in 34 games. The Sabres went 4-0-1 in April to finish the 2010-11 season.
-The Sabres have won 10 of their last 11 home games vs. Toronto. Buffalo has not lost the home portion of a home-and-home series with the Maple Leafs since Dec. 20, 1970 (4-2 loss). The Sabres are 8-1-2 (two ties) all-time in the home portion of these series.
-With a win, Buffalo would sweep the home schedule of their season series with Toronto for the fourth time since the Maple Leafs joined the Eastern Conference before the 1998-99 season: 1999-00 (2-0-0), 2005-06 (4-0-0) and 2009-10 (3-0-0).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Buffalo is 31-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 29-6-4 when scoring three or more… Thomas Vanek has seven points (3+4) in his last seven games… Marcus Foligno was named the NHL “Rookie of the Month” for the month of March.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 03.31.2012 / 11:40 AM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

TODAY’S NEWS
- No morning skate today; Lindy Ruff didn’t speak to media this morning.
- Ruff will provide injury updates on Derek Roy and Mike Weber sometime around 5 p.m.
- Ryan Miller all-time vs. TOR: 26-13-0, 2.33 GAA & .925 save%
- Miller @ Air Canada Centre: 11-8-0, 2.48 GAA & .920 save%
- Jhonas Enroth all-time vs. TOR: 1-0-0, 1.88 GAA & .920 save% (only game @ Tor, 11/6/10)
- According to Paul Hendrick of Leafs TV, Ben Scrivens is expected to start in goal for Toronto
- Toronto has lost a franchise-record 11 straight home games
- In their last game, Toronto was handed a 7-1 defeat at the ACC by Philadelphia.



SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN
Ottawa – 7th place (88 pts., 39-28-10; ROW-34)
Games Remaining: 5
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 3
Next Game: Today @ Philadelphia
Home Games: 2 (CAR-Tues, BOS-Thurs)
Away Games: 3 (PHIL-today, NYI-Sun, NJ-Sat)
Last Game: April 7 @ New Jersey

Washington – 8th place (86 pts., 39-31-8; ROW-36)
Games Remaining: 4
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 2
Next Game: Tonight @ Montreal
Home Games: 2 (MTL-tonight, FLA-Thurs)
Away Games: 2 (TB-Mon, NYR-Sat)
Last Game: April 7 @ NY Rangers

Buffalo – 9th place (86 pts., 38-30-10; ROW-31)
Games Remaining: 4
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 2
Next Game: Tonight @ Toronto
Home Games: 1 (TOR-Tues)
Away Games: 3 (TOR-today, PHIL-Thurs, BOS-Sat)
Last Game: April 7 @ Boston

TONIGHT’S GAME
SABRES at MAPLE LEAFS

- Fifth of six meetings between the Sabres and Maple Leafs this season.
- Last meeting: Buffalo defeated Toronto, 3-2, in Buffalo on Jan. 13.
- The Sabres are 5-5-0 in their last 10 games vs. the Maple Leafs; 5-5-0 on the road.
- 183rd game all-time between Buffalo and Toronto; Buffalo leads the series with a 101-59-22 record. Buffalo is 41-34-15 on the road against the Maple Leafs all-time.
- The two teams will meet for the final time this season on Tuesday in Buffalo to conclude this home-and-home series.

STORYLINES
- Buffalo enters today in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place and 10 points out of eighth in the East. Since then, they’ve gone 14-3-4 (.762), compiling the league's second-best record during that stretch. Pittsburgh is best at 16-4-1(.786).
- The Sabres are looking to avoid losing three games in Toronto for the third time in franchise history. The two times were 1999-00 (0-2-1) and 1973-74 (0-3-0).
- Buffalo has gotten a point in 11 of their last 12 games (8-2-2) and 19 of their last 21 (14-3-4).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Buffalo is 31-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 29-5-4 when scoring three or more… The Sabres have gone 10-for-50 on the power play (20%) and 36-for-40 on the penalty kill (90%) in their last 17 games, compiling an 11-3-3 record in those games.

RAKING AGAINST THE LEAFS
Thomas Vanek has 43 points (22+21) in 42 career games against Toronto… Jason Pominville has 41 points (15+26) in 44 career games against the Maple Leafs, including five (2+3) in four games this season… Ryan Miller is 26-13-0 all-time against Toronto with a 2.33 GAA and a .926 SV%; Miller has more wins (26) and shutouts (4) against the Maple Leafs than any other team.

AVOIDING OVERTIME
The last nine games between the Sabres and the Maple Leafs have been decided in regulation, tying the longest such stretch between these teams since the NHL added the overtime period in 1983-84 (April 16, 2006 to March 24, 2007).
 
MARCH TO THE PLAYOFFS
The Sabres are 10-3-2 (.733) with 22 points in the month of March, the most points the team has attained in a month since December 2005.
The team has now had 22 or more points in a month six times in franchise history: November 1974, 27 points (12-1-3); March 1979, 24 points (10-3-4); January 1984, 24 points (11-0-2); December 2005, 23 points (11-2-1); March 2012, 22 points (10-3-2); January 1988, 22 points (10-4-2).
 
MILLER TIME
Ryan Miller has gone 19-4-5 with one “no decision” in his last 29 games, dating back to Jan. 24 at NJD. During that stretch, Miller has compiled a .938 save percentage and a 1.88 goals against average, with five shutouts. Miller was chosen as one of the NHL “Three Stars of the Week” twice during this period, selected as first star for the week ending March 4 and as second star for the week ending March 25.

LET'S PLAY TWO
Tonight’s game concludes Buffalo’s final of a league-high 21 sets of back-to-back games this season after last night’s 5-3 loss vs. PIT. The Sabres are 13-8-0 in the first game and 7-8-5 in the second. The Sabres’ points breakdown in back-to-back sets is as follows: four points (4), three points (2), two points (10), one point (3) and zero points (1).
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POSTED ON Friday, 03.30.2012 / 2:00 PM
By Chris Ryndak - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE
As the season wind down, the stakes keep getting higher for the Buffalo Sabres.
 
Buffalo has picked a great time to get hot with only five games remaining and the Pittsburgh Penguins in town tonight for a 7:30 p.m. face off. The Sabres enter tonight’s game riding a five-game winning streak, their longest stretch of victories since winning six in a row from Dec. 29, 2009 to Jan. 8, 2010.
 
Buffalo is currently tied in points with Washington at 86, but the Sabres hold the eighth and final playoff spot because they’ve played one less game than the Capitals. If the Sabres lose in regulation, they’ll fall back into ninth place due to tiebreakers.  Washington hosts Montreal tomorrow night.
 
Since Feb. 17 when they sat in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of a playoff spot, Buffalo has gone on a 14-2-4. The Sabres have the best record in the league during that stretch and Pittsburgh has the next best winning percentage with a 15-4-1 record in that time.
 
“It’s a great feeling when you start winning and everyone starts pulling together and working hard for each other,” said Sabres center Derek Roy after today’s morning skate at First Niagara Center. “Going out there in practice and having fun and even in games, it’s the same thing, having fun and working together. We just need to keep doing the little things to make us successful. ”
 
The Penguins are coming off back-to-back losses against the New York Islanders and have not lost three consecutive games since they found themselves in the midst of a six-game losing streak from Dec. 29, 2011-Jan. 11, 2012.
 
“It’s definitely a statement game,” said Sabres center Tyler Ennis. “Pittsburgh’s one of the best teams in the league and they’re good in every area. They work hard. It’s going to be a tough game and we know what we have to do. It’s the point of the year where we have to win and it should be a fun game.”
 
Tonight marks the first time the Sabres will see Sidney Crosby this season. The Penguins captain has 13 points in nine games since returning from a concussion that held him out of 60 games this year. Center Evgeni Malkin has shouldered the offensive load this season in Crosby’s absence and has continued to put up numbers since Crosby’s return. Malkin has nine goals and 10 assists in his last 10 games.
 
“They’re both tremendous players, both highly skilled on the rush,” said Sabres coach Lindy Ruff. “…We know that they’re both world class. We know we’re going to have to pay special attention, but at the same time, we want that team to worry about how we’re playing, too.”
 

 
Mike Weber
With defenseman Christian Ehrhoff due to miss some time with a knee injury he suffered on Tuesday against Washington, Mike Weber will return to the lineup tonight. Weber has been a healthy scratch the last four games after playing in 44 straight.
 
“It’s not fun coming out of the lineup but there’s nothing I could do about that,” Weber said. “Those are the things that are out of my control and I’m just going to continue to work hard and try to get better every day and when I get my opportunity, go in and play the way I was.”
 
While the loss of Ehrhoff will be felt – he’s averaged 23:03 of ice time in 66 games this season – defenseman Jordan Leopold is confident in the depth on the back end.
 
“We have seven NHL defensemen and it’s unfortunate one of us has to miss. But now with the injury, it makes it pretty easy to put Webby back in,” Leopold said. “He’s been a big part of our team all year and he played well so we need him to continue doing that. It’s a collective group effort and whoever’s on the ice at whatever time opportunities present themselves, we need to perform.”
 

 
Today’s lines:
 
Ville Leino – Roy – Jason Pominville
Corey TroppCody HodgsonThomas Vanek
Marcus Foligno – Ennis – Drew Stafford
Cody McCormickBrad BoyesPatrick Kaleta
 
Leopold – Tyler Myers
Robyn RegehrAndrej Sekera
Weber – Alexander Sulzer
 
Jochen Hecht, Nathan Gerbe and Matt Ellis skated as an extra line.
 
Ellis took the ice with the team for the first time since injuring his knee eight games ago against Ottawa. Ruff said that he’s “still a ways away” from returning to the lineup. Ellis was the only player today wearing a red non-contact jersey.
 
Gerbe will miss his eighth straight game with an upper body injury and Hecht has been out since Jan. 24 with a concussion.
 

 
The Sabres will hold a “Party in the Plaza” tonight for Fan Appreciation Night, presented by ADPRO Sports and Connors & Ferris.
 
Festivities will begin in the plaza area located near Perry Street and Illinois Street at 5 p.m. with live music from local band Strictly Hip. The party is open to all fans, and those without tickets can stay to watch MSG’s game feed on two large video screens in the plaza.
 
Perry Street will be closed between Main Street and Illinois Street during the plaza party. The Illinois Street entrances to the First Niagara Center Parking Ramp will remain accessible via South Park Avenue and Perry Street.
 
Food and beverages will be available for purchase before the game and will continue to be sold throughout. There will be a three beer limit per person. Coolers and chairs are prohibited due to the volume of fans expected to attend.
 
Once fans head inside, they can take advantage of family-friendly food prices from 5:30 to 6:30 at arena concession stands. Special Fan Appreciation Night merchandise prices will be in effect at the Sabres Store throughout the night as well.
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POSTED ON Tuesday, 03.27.2012 / 12:38 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

MORNING SKATE LINES
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LINEUP NEWS
- Patrick Kaleta returns to the lineup after missing three games with an upper body injury.
- Ryan Miller gets the start in goal; 12-9-0 all-time vs. WSH; 2.52 GAA, .914 save%, 3 SO’s
- Nathan Gerbe remains out of the lineup; Ruff says he's not as far along in recovery as they'd hoped.
- Travis Turnbull has been returned to Rochester (AHL).

WHAT THEY WERE SAYING TODAY
Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
Is it good to have Patrick Kaleta back in the lineup?
Yeah. Pat has done a good job killing penalties, and has good energy. It feels good.

With all the hype about this game, what’s it like to finally be here?
Obviously we’ve had to focus one game at a time. We’ve pushed hard. Washington has played well. I think they’ve got six of eight, and we’ve won four straight. We know that this game has big implications one way or the other. But there are still games after this game. For us, we are looking at one game at a time. We have to play well. We know that Ovechkin has been going well for them. We’ve got a job to do tonight.

What has been the difference with the defensive play of the Roy line?
They’ve grabbed a hold of their role. And they’ve tried to make sure they’ve done a good job against top lines. Tonight we’re gonna need two lines. They’ve got Ovechkin playing on two different lines, they’re double shifting him; he’s playing 25 plus minutes. All the lines are gonna have to be responsible. We know what he’s capable of doing if you give him space and time You give him anything on the rush and he’s a dangerous player.

Patrick Kaleta (listen to the full audio): “I always enjoy challenges. If you don’t take on those challenges, life is pretty calm and uneventful.”

Drew Stafford: “For as long as I can remember, every game has been like the biggest game of the year … Tonight is just another opportunity to go out and get two points.”

Jordan Leopold: “We just need to go out there and have fun … Limit our mistakes and take advantage of our opportunities.”

TONIGHT’S GAME
SABRES at CAPITALS
-Fourth and final meeting between the Sabres and Capitals this season.
-Last meeting: Washington defeated Buffalo, 3-1, in Washington on Dec. 30.
-The Sabres are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games vs. the Capitals; 4-5-1 on the road.
-This is the 140th game all-time between Buffalo and Washington; Buffalo leads the series with an 82-41-16 record; 38-21-10 on the road.

STORYLINES
- The Sabres are looking for their first win in Washington since Apr. 3, 2009. With a win, Buffalo would win the season series against Washington for the first time since they went 3-1-0 against the Capitals in 2007-08.
- Buffalo enters tonight’s game tied with Washington for eighth place after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference. Since then, they’ve gone 13-2-4 (.789), trailing only Pittsburgh for the league's best record during that stretch.
- The Sabres are on a four-game winning streak for the second time this season (last: Nov. 4 to Nov. 11). They haven’t won five straight since winning six in a row from Dec. 29, 2009 to Jan. 8, 2010.
- Buffalo has earned a point in nine of their last 10 games (7-1-2) and 17 of their last 19 (13-2-4).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Buffalo is 30-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 28-4-4 when scoring three or more… Ryan Miller was named the NHL’s ‘Second Star of the Week’ for the week ending March 25 after going 4-0-0 with a 1.26 GAA and a .956 SV% last week… In three games against Washington this season, Buffalo has gotten goals from seven different skaters and points from 16… Derek Roy has led all Sabres in ice time in each of the last two games, and in seven total games this season… The Sabres haven’t been outscored in the third period in their last eight games.

FOLIGNO-ENNIS-STAFFORD
*Buffalo’s line of Tyler Ennis, Drew Stafford and Marcus Foligno has combined for 15 goals and 33 total points in the last eight games.
*Foligno has 10 points (6+4) and a plus-8 rating in eight games since his recall on March 9. Prior to this recall, Foligno had only played one NHL game. Only five other active players have scored six or more goals in their first nine career games: Teemu Selanne (8), Evgeni Malkin (8), Devin Setoguchi (7), Ilya Kovalchuk (6) and Alex Ovechkin (6).
*Ennis has 20 points (8+12) in his last 20 games. The Sabres are 13-1-5 when Ennis records a point this season and 40-9-9 when he tallies a point in his career.
*Stafford has 12 points (4+8) in his last seven games, topping his previous career best of 11 points seven games.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Cody Hodgson is on pace to play 83 games this season, including 48 on the road. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Hodgson’s 48 road games in one season would be an NHL record. The current record is 47, held by Darryl Sydor (1995-96) and Niklas Hagman (2005-06). The most road games by a player who spent part of the season in Buffalo is currently 46 (Mike Foligno, 1981-82).

EVERYBODY’S CHIPPING IN
Buffalo has gotten goals from 29 different scorers this season, the most since 29 different players scored for the Sabres in 1992-93. Buffalo’s franchise record is 30, set in 1986-87 and matched in 1987-88 and 1991-92.

ROOKIE MAGIC
The Sabres have had six different players score their first career goal this season: Corey Tropp, TJ Brennan, Zack Kassian, Brayden McNabb, Marcus Foligno and Travis Turnbull. The last time six different players scored their first goal for the Sabres was 1992-93:Richard Smehlik, Viktor Gordiouk, Yuri Khmylev, Scott Thomas, Doug MacDonald and Matthew Barnaby.

FINISHING STRONG AFTER THE BREAK
Buffalo is 543-400-185 (.563) all-time in games after the All-Star break. This includes a record of 92-47-23 (.639) in those games since the lockout. The Sabres are 17-5-5 (.722) since the 2012 NHL All-Star Game. These totals do not include games after breaks for the Olympic Games.

BATTLING BACK
The Sabres began the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of a playoff spot after a 7-2 loss at PHI the night before. Since then, the team has gone 13-2-4. Only one team in NHL history has overcome a 10 point deficit this late in the season, when the New York Islanders rallied from a 10-point hole on Feb. 18, 1994 to snag eighth place in the conference.
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POSTED ON Saturday, 03.24.2012 / 3:18 PM
By Chris Ryndak - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

With seven games remaining, the Buffalo Sabres’ prospects of making the playoffs have brightened in the last few weeks.
 
Following a victory against the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers last night, the Sabres return to First Niagara Center tonight at 7 p.m. to take on the Minnesota Wild.
 
Buffalo currently sits in ninth place in the Eastern Conference with 82 points, tied in points with eighth-place Washington and two back from seventh-place Ottawa. The Capitals and Senators have also played 75 games. Boston leads the Northeast Division with 87 points and has nine games remaining.
 
“I think there’s a ways to go to get Boston in play,” said head coach Lindy Ruff after this morning’s team meeting at the arena. “But the fact we put Ottawa within our sights, it’s important because it looked like a week ago there was going to be one spot up for grabs and now there looks like there’s four teams probably battling for two.”
 
The Capitals gave up a 3-0 lead to the Winnipeg Jets at home last night and ended up losing 4-3 in overtime. Winnipeg is in the mix for the playoffs as well as they hold the 10th seed with 78 points and eight games to play. The Sabres may be scoreboard watching, but they know that what they do on the ice is the most pressing matter.
 
“We’ve got to take of our own business,” Ruff said. “Obviously for [Washington] to get one was better than getting two. That gap, it looks like there’s going to be a couple teams involved now, maybe a couple spots and hopefully we can put together the type of effort we need tonight to win a game.”
 
Meanwhile, the Wild hold the 13th seed in the Western Conference, 13 points out of a playoff spot. They’re led in scoring by winger Dany Heatley, who has 21 goals and 47 points this season. Captain Mikko Koivu returned to the lineup on Thursday after missing 15 games with an upper-body injury. 
 
“They’ve got a real good first line,” said Sabres forward Ville Leino. “Koivu’s a real good player in both ends. [Devin] Setoguchi and Heatley are creative players and good scorers. We’ve got to definitely keep an eye on those guys. They’re going to work hard and we’ve got to work hard, too.



Forward Travis Turnbull opened the scoring for the Sabres last night with his first career NHL goal. Driving hard to the net on a line with Cody McCormick and Brad Boyes, Turbull was driven into the end boards to the right of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist by Rangers defenseman Stu Bickel. Turnbull threw the puck out in front and it ended up deflecting off John Mitchell’s skate and past his own goaltender. 
 
“I knew right away because I heard Cody yelling, ‘You scored!’” Turnbull said. “I took a look over my shoulder as I was going in the corner. I saw Boysie coming in and I tried to dish it out to Boysie while I was getting hit. It was fortunate enough to go off Mitchell’s skate there and go five-hole.”
 
Turbull skated 3:27 in his second NHL game last night and impressed Ruff was his hard work.
 
“I thought it was the greatest goal of the game if you ask me,” Ruff said. “I think anytime you can score, the effort to get there – we got a bounce obviously – we’ve had some situation where we didn’t get them, but that was a good time for us.”
 
In 53 games with the Rochester Americans this season, Turnbull put up 12 goals, 15 assists and 94 penalty minutes. The 25-year-old rookie is currently up with the Sabres in place of injured Patrick Kaleta and he’s relishing every moment in his first NHL call-up. Getting a goal has certainly made it that much more memorable.
 
“Oh my gosh, it was awesome. All the guys were so great to me, especially Boyes and McCormick in helping me out here in my first couple games here in the NHL. They told me what a big goal. t was a feeling that you dream of as a little kid and it happened last night at Madison Square Garden. It was great but even better that we got the win.”
 
Turnbull, a native of St. Louis, said all of his friends were watching the game at the local Buffalo Wild Wings. He said his phone and Facebook and Twitter accounts have been blowing up since he was called up and scoring that goal didn’t slow down the influx of messages.
 
“It’s been crazy but I’ve been trying to get back to people through one message kind of saying, ‘I’ll get back to everybody when it kind of settles down here,’” he said. “I’m just trying to concentrate on the games.”



The Sabres held an optional skate after this morning’s meeting with only a handful of players taking the ice including Kaleta, Jochen Hecht and Jhonas Enroth.
 
Ryan Miller has started in goal for 17 of Buffalo’s last 18 games and has appeared in 28 of the last 29.  Coming off a back-to-back situation, Ruff could go with Enroth tonight but wouldn’t tip his hand. Miller allowed one goal on 27 shots last night.
 
“They know who’s playing… I’m not going to tell you. I want the opposition to guess,” Ruff told the media with a grin. “We made a decision earlier in the week what the schedule was going to be and we’re sticking to it.”
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POSTED ON Friday, 03.23.2012 / 12:21 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

LINEUP NEWS
- Optional morning skate today; Lindy Ruff didn’t speak to the media this morning.
- Ryan Miller expected to start in goal; 12-5-4 all-time vs. NYR, 2.26 GAA & .925 save%
- Miller is 6-2-2 all-time at MSG: 2.35 GAA/.923 save%
- Nathan Gerbe remains out with an upper body muscle strain.



SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN
Washington – 8th place (81 pts., 37-30-7)
Games Remaining: 8
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 3
Next Game: Tonight vs. Winnipeg
Home Games: 5 (WPG, MINN, BUF, MTL, FLA)
Away Games: 3 (BOS, TB, NYR)
Back-to-Back Games: 1 (3/22 @ PHIL, 3/23 vs. WPG)
Last Game: April 7 @ NY Rangers

Buffalo – 9th place (80 pts., 35-29-10)
Games Remaining: 8
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 5
Next Game: Tonight @ NY Rangers
Home Games: 3 (MINN, PITT, TOR)
Away Games: 5 (NYR, WASH, TOR, PHIL, BOS)
Back-to-Back Games: 2 (3/23 @ NYR, 3/24 @ MINN; 3/30 VS. PITT, 3/31 @ TOR)
Last Game: April 7 @ Boston

Winnipeg – 10th place (76 pts., 34-31-8)
Games Remaining: 9
Games vs. Teams Currently in Playoff Contention: 5
Next Game: Tonight @ Washington
Home Games: 3 (OTT, NYR, TB)
Away Games: 6 (WASH, NASH, CAR, TB, FLA, NYI)
Back-to-Back Games: 2 (3/23 @ WSH, 3/24 @ NSH; 3/30 @ CAR, 3/31 @ TB)
Last Game: April 7 vs. Tampa Bay



TONIGHT’S GAME
SABRES at RANGERS

- Fourth and final meeting between the Sabres and Rangers this season.
- Last game: New York defeated Buffalo, 3-2 (OT), in New York on Feb. 25.
- The Sabres are 5-2-3 in their last 10 games vs. the Rangers; 5-3-2 on the road.
- 162nd game all-time between Sabres and Rangers; Buffalo leads the series with a 76-53-32 record. Buffalo is 30-30-19 on the road against the Rangers all-time.

STORYLINES
- Buffalo enters the day one point out of a playoff spot after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference. Since then, they’ve gone 11-2-4 (.765), trailing only Pittsburgh for the league's best record during that stretch.
- The Sabres have gotten a point in seven of their last eight games (5-1-2) and 15 of their last 17 (11-2-4).
- Buffalo will look to avoid a season sweep by the Rangers for the first time since 2007-08 (0-3-1).
- Drew Stafford (2+0) and Thomas Vanek (1+1) each have two points in two games against the Rangers this season. Ryan Miller is 12-5-4 against New York in his career with a 2.27 GAA (0-0-2, 1.41 GAA this year).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Buffalo is 28-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 26-4-4 when scoring three or more… Ryan Miller has five shutouts in his last 23 games; his total of six this season is a career best, after he registered five in each of the last three seasons… Cody Hodgson has four points (2+2) in his last two games; Jason Pominville has five points (3+2) in his last five.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Cody Hodgson is on pace to play 83 games this season, including 48 on the road. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Hodgson’s 48 road games in one season would be an NHL record. The current record is 47, held by Darryl Sydor (1995-96) and Niklas Hagman (2005-06). The most road games by a player who spent part of the season in Buffalo is currently 46 (Mike Foligno, 1981-82).

LET'S PLAY TWO
Tonight’s game opens up Buffalo’s 20th of a league-high 21 sets of back-to-back games this season. The Sabres are 12-7-0 in the first game and 6-8-5 in the second. The Sabres’ points breakdown in back-to-back sets is as follows: four points (3), three points (2), two points (10), one point (3) and zero points (1). Buffalo continues this set tomorrow vs. Minnesota.

EVERYBODY’S CHIPPING IN
The Sabres have gotten goals from 28 different scorers this season, second most in the league (Columbus, 30). The Sabres last had 28 or more goal scorers in 1992-93, when they had 29. Buffalo’s franchise record is 30, set in 1986-87 and matched in 1987-88 and 1991-92.

JUST HOW HE DREW IT UP
Drew Stafford has nine points (2+7) in his last five games. The most prolific five-game stretch of Stafford’s career saw him notch 10 points (9+1) from Feb. 5 to Feb. 15, 2011. The only other time he had at least nine points in five games was from Jan. 18 to Jan. 29, 2008 (5+4).

ENNIS IS ON FIRE
Tyler Ennis has 17 points (7+10) in his last 18 games. The Sabres are 12-1-5 when Ennis records a point this season and 39-9-9 when he tallies a point in his career.

FINISHING STRONG AFTER THE BREAK
Buffalo is 541-400-185 (.563) all-time in games after the All-Star break. This includes a record of 90-47-23 (.634) in those games since the lockout. The Sabres are 15-5-5 (.700) since the 2012 NHL All-Star Game. These totals do not include games after breaks for the Olympic Games.

BATTLING BACK
The Sabres began the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of a playoff spot after a 7-2 loss at PHI the night before. Since then, the team has gone 11-2-4. Only one team in NHL history has overcome a 10 point deficit this late in the season, when the New York Islanders rallied from a 10-point hole on Feb. 18, 1994 to snag eighth place in the conference.
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POSTED ON Wednesday, 03.21.2012 / 12:05 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

LINEUP NEWS
- Patrick Kaleta will not play; he is day-to-day with an upper body injury
- Travis Turnbull will make his NHL debut on the RW with Boyes & McCormick
- Ryan Miller gets the start in goal; 22-8-6 all-time vs. MTL; 2.26 GAA & .923 save%
- Tyler Myers returns to the lineup after serving his three-game suspension.
- Nathan Gerbe remains day-to-day with an upper body muscle strain.

WHAT THE COACH SAID TODAY
Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
Is Pat Kaleta suffering from that neck injury again?
No; nothing to do with the neck. He’ll be out. He suffered an upper body injury. He’s probably more than day-to-day.

Are you going to go with seven defensemen tonight or will you use Travis Turnbull?
Turnbull’s gonna play, so we’ll go with six.

What have you liked about Turnbull’s game in Rochester?
It’s more of what we’ve got from Ron (Rolston) in Rochester. Replacing Patty with Turnbull, we’re replacing the same type of player: agitator, scrappy kid that plays on the edge. He’s really played hard down there. You bring him in, and we were looking for a fourth line role, there were a couple of choices but Ron thought he’d be the best guy for us. It’s sort of a win-win. He’s got good hands and good speed. A real competitive kid. He’ll fit right in where he’s playing.

TONIGHT’S GAME
CANADIENS at SABRES

- Sixth and final meeting between the Sabres and Canadiens this season.
- Last meeting: Buffalo defeated Montreal, 3-2 (OT), in Buffalo on March 12.
- The Sabres are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games vs. the Canadiens; 6-2-2 at home.
- 253rd game all-time between Buffalo and Montreal; the Sabres are 115-100-37 against the Canadiens (67-34-24 at home).

STORYLINES
- Buffalo enters the day two points out of a playoff spot after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference.
- The Sabres have gotten a point in six of their last seven games (4-1-2) and 14 of their last 16 (10-2-4).
- Buffalo has points in their last seven home games (5-0-2). Their best stretch this year was 10 games, from Dec. 13 to Feb. 10 (6-0-4).
- The Sabres are 11-5-4 against the Northeast Division this season, including a 4-0-1 record against the Canadiens. Buffalo has gone 7-0-1 in their last seven against the Habs, dating back to Nov. 27, 2010.
- Derek Roy has six points (1+5) against the Canadiens this season and leads all Sabres with 36 points (12+24) in 46 career games against the Habs.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Tyler Myers returns from a three-game suspension tonight… Buffalo is 27-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 25-4-4 when scoring three or more… Jason Pominville is ranked fourth in the league with 42 points (16+26) in 36 home games.

JUST HOW HE DREW IT UP
Drew Stafford has nine points (2+7) in his last four games and is one game away from tying the longest point streak of his career (4x, last: 10/13/09 vs. DET to 10/24/09 at TBL). The most prolific five-game stretch of Stafford’s career saw him notch 10 points (9+1) from Feb. 5 to Feb. 15, 2011. The only other time he had at least nine points in five games was from Jan. 18 to Jan. 29, 2008 (5+4).

WORKING OVERTIME
The Sabres lead the league with 21 overtime games, including an NHL-high 14 at home. Entering tonight, Buffalo has seen four straight home games (3-0-1) go to extra time for the fourth time in franchise history (last: Jan. 27 to Feb. 25, 1998). The franchise record for most overtime home games in a season was set in 1990-91, when the Sabres went 2-2-12 in 16 games.

ENNIS IS ON FIRE
Tyler Ennis has points in each of his last five games (4+5), tying his career-best point streak (last: Feb. 4 to March 3, 2012). Ennis now has 17 points (7+10) in his last 17 games. The Sabres are 12-1-5 when Ennis records a point this season and 39-9-9 when he tallies a point in his career.

MAKING THE JUMP
Marcus Foligno has seven points (5+2) and a plus-6 rating in five games since his recall on March 9. Prior to this recall, Foligno had only played one NHL game. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Phil Housley (9) and Ray Sheppard (7) are the only other Sabres in franchise history to have scored seven or more points in their first six career games. Among active NHL players, only two others (Evgeni Malkin and Teemu Selanne) had five or more goals in their first six games.

FINISHING STRONG AFTER THE BREAK
Buffalo is 539-400-185 (.562) all-time in games after the All-Star break. This includes a record of 88-47-23 (.630) in those games since the lockout. The Sabres are 13-5-5 (.674) since the 2012 NHL All-Star Game. These totals do not include games after breaks for the Olympic Games.

BATTLING BACK
The Sabres began the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of a playoff spot after a 7-2 loss at PHI the night before. Since then, the team has gone 10-2-4. Only one team in NHL history has overcome a 10 point deficit this late in the season, when the New York Islanders rallied from a 10-point hole on Feb. 18, 1994 to snag eighth place in the conference.
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POSTED ON Monday, 03.19.2012 / 1:08 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

LINEUP NEWS
- No lineup changes for tonight’s game.
- Ryan Miller is expected to get the start in goal; 17-7 all-time vs. TB, 2.74 GAA & .906 save%
- Tyler Myers will serve the final game of his three-game suspension.
- Nathan Gerbe remains day-to-day with an upper body muscle strain.

WHAT THE COACH SAID TODAY
Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
It must feel good to know you got some help in the standings last night?
At this time of year there are nights you get disappointed, and nights when you get pretty excited. Last night was a night where Carolina scores a late goal, and you can relate to the pain. But you can go to bed with a smile on your face knowing those are two big points we can go after tonight, and try to get up the standings.

What’s the biggest challenge you face with the Lightning?
Obviously you point to Stamkos as number one. And I think St. Louis is a big part of what goes on on the ice. But Stamkos has had a heck of a year again, and he’s a guy that can win a game himself. We’ve gotta make sure we don’t let him in behind us. Their power play is still dangerous, and Stamkos can get himself in a position to shoot two or three times each power play.



SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN
Washington – 8th place (78 pts., 36-30-6)
Games Remaining: 10
Next Game: Tonight @ Detroit
Home Games: 5 (WPG, MINN, BUF, MTL, FLA)
Away Games: 5 (DET, PHIL, BOS, TB, NYR)
Back-to-Back Games: 1 (3/22 @ PHIL, 3/23 vs. WPG)
Last Game: April 7 @ NY Rangers

Winnipeg – 9th place (76 pts., 34-30-8)
Games Remaining: 10
Next Game: Tuesday @ Pittsburgh
Home Games: 3 (OTT, NYR, TB)
Away Games: 7 (PHIL, WASH, NASH, CAR, TB, FLA, NYI)
Back-to-Back Games: 2 (3/23 @ WSH, 3/24 @ NSH; 3/30 @ CAR, 3/31 @ TB)
Last Game: April 7 vs. Tampa Bay

Buffalo – 10th place (76 pts., 33-29-10)
Games Remaining: 10
Next Game: Tonight @ Tampa Bay
Home Games: 4 (MTL, MINN, PITT, TOR)
Away Games: 6 (TB, NYR, WASH, TOR, PHIL, BOS)
Back-to-Back Games: 2 (3/23 @ NYR, 3/24 vs. MINN; 3/30 vs. PITT, 3/31 @ TOR)
Last Game: April 7 @ Boston



TONIGHT’S GAME
SABRES at LIGHTNING
-Fourth and final meeting between the Sabres and Lightning this season.
-Last meeting: Tampa Bay defeated Buffalo, 2-1, in Buffalo on Feb. 11.
-The Sabres are 5-5-0 in their last 10 games vs. the Lightning; 7-3-0 on the road.
-This is the 74th game all-time between Buffalo and Tampa Bay; Buffalo leads the series with a 46-22-5 record. They are 24-9-3 on the road against the Lightning.

STORYLINES
-Buffalo enters the day two points out of a playoff spot after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference.
-The Sabres have gotten a point in five of their last six games (3-1-2) and 12 of their last 14 (9-2-4).
-Tampa Bay has beaten Buffalo three times for the second time in franchise history (last: 3-0-1 in 2003-04). The Lightning have never swept the season series against the Sabres.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Andrej Sekera led all Sabres in ice time (24:21) in his first game back after missing five games with pneumonia on Saturday at FLA… Drew Stafford has six points (1+5) in his last three games… Buffalo is 27-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 24-4-4 when scoring three or more… The Sabres have played an NHL-high 21 overtime games, including their last four and five of their last six… Buffalo is 7-9-2 against the Southeast Division this season; Tampa Bay is 7-9-0 against the Northeast.

LEADING THE WAY AGAINST TAMPA BAY
Four Sabres (Boyes, Pominville, Roy, Vanek) average more than a point per game against the Lightning in their careers… Ryan Miller is 17-7-0 all-time against TBL with a 2.74 GAA… Jason Pominville leads all Sabres with 33 career points (14+19) in 26 games against TBL … Thomas Vanek leads the team with 23 goals in only 27 games against TBL, two shy of his career-best 25 against Boston (42 GP).

ENNIS IS ON FIRE
Tyler Ennis has points in each of his last four games (4+3), one game short of his career-best five (Feb. 4 to March 3, 2012). Ennis now has 15 points (7+8) in his last 16 games. The Sabres are 11-1-5 when Ennis records a point this season and 38-9-9 when he tallies a point in his career.


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POSTED ON Saturday, 03.17.2012 / 12:47 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

MORNING SKATE LINES
Tropp-Roy-Pominville
Stafford-Ennis-Foligno
Vanek-Hodgson-Leino
McCormick-Boyes-Kaleta

LINEUP NEWS
- Tyler Myers will serve the second game of his three-game suspension
- Ryan Miller is expected to get the start in goal.
- Andrej Sekera returns after missing five games; Brayden McNabb will sit out
- Nathan Gerbe is out with an upper body injury

WHAT THEY SAID TODAY
*Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
*Andrej Sekera (listen to the full audio)

TONIGHT’S GAME
SABRES at PANTHERS

-This is the fourth and final meeting between the Sabres and Panthers this season.
-Last meeting: Buffalo defeated Florida, 2-1 (OT), in Buffalo on Dec. 9.
-The Sabres are 6-4-0 in their last 10 games vs. the Panthers; 8-2-0 on the road.
-This is the 72nd game all-time between Buffalo and Florida; Buffalo leads the series with a 42-25-4 record. Buffalo is 24-10-3 at home against the Panthers all-time.

STORYLINES
- Buffalo enters the day three points out of a playoff spot after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference.
- Ryan Miller is 2-1-0 against Florida this season with a 1.33 GAA and a .951 SV%. Miller was won four of his last five games against the Panthers and is 13-8-0 against them in his career with a 2.30 GAA and a .921 SV%.
-Jason Pominville leads all Sabres with 27 points (11+16) in 26 career games against the Panthers, including five (3+2) in three games this season. Pominville has points in six straight games against the Panthers (5+6).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Alexander Sulzer scored his second career goal (first this season) on Wednesday vs. COL… Drew Stafford has five points (1+4) in his last two games… Buffalo is 27-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 24-4-4 when scoring three or more.

ENNIS IS ON FIRE
Tyler Ennis has points in each of his last three games (3+3) and has 14 points (6+8) in his last 15 games. The Sabres are 11-1-4 when Ennis records a point this season and 38-9-8 when he tallies a point in his career. With three assists on Wednesday vs. COL, Ennis recorded his fourth career three-point game. Hehas also won 60.7% of his faceoffs since his switch back to center three games ago.

MAKING THE JUMP
Marcus Foligno recorded his first career goal on Saturday at OTT and then followed that up with his first assist on Monday vs. MTL. After a two-goal game on Wednesday vs. COL, Foligno now has four points (3+1) a plus-4 rating in three games since his recall on March 9. Prior to this recall, Foligno had only played one NHL game. In his first professional season, he has 34 points (14+20) in 55 games in the AHL.

IT’S MILLER TIME
Ryan Miller is 9-1-2 in his last 12 games with a .940 save percentage and a 1.95 goals against average, and 14-3-4 in his last 22 games with a 1.93 goals against average and a .937 save percentage.


 
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POSTED ON Wednesday, 03.14.2012 / 11:32 AM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com / THE MORNING SKATE

LINEUP NEWS
- Tyler Myers will serve the first game of his three-game suspension
- Brayden McNabb has been recalled on an emergency basis from Rochester.
- Ryan Miller is expected to get the start in goal.
- Andrej Sekera skated today; Ruff hopes to have him back by Saturday.

WHAT THE COACH SAID TODAY
Lindy Ruff (listen to the full audio)
Were you disappointed in the number of games Tyler got?
Yeah, I was surprised, disappointed. I felt that as a first-time offender it was a little harsh.

Is inconsistency the problem with some of these (suspensions)?
I agree. I think that is. One of our players can be basically in an identical situation, and there was nothing. There’s disappointment, but we’ve gotta get by that and get ready to win a game.

What are some of things Ron Rolston has told you about McNabb since he went back down?
He’s been a good defender; and on the offensive side he’s moved the puck well for them. Basically what we saw the first time here. His confidence level was getting fairly high with us, and I thought he played well. We’re looking forward to him stepping up and playing a big game for us.

Sekera was back on the ice today – how close is he to returning?
We’re hoping by the weekend. He’s feeling better. He couldn’t do a normal workout yesterday, and he’s down some weight. We’re just trying to get him back where we’ll get some fitness into him, try and get his weight back to where it needs to be. In the next couple of days push him ahead, and hopefully get him back by Saturday.

TONIGHT’S GAME
AVALANCHE at SABRES

- First and only meeting between the Sabres and Avalanche this season.
- Last meeting: Colorado defeated Buffalo, 4-3 (OT), in Colorado on Jan. 4, 2011.
- The Sabres are 4-3-3 in their last 10 games vs. the Avalanche; 5-3-2 at home.
- This is the 133rd game all-time between Buffalo and Colorado; the Sabres are 59-50-23 against the Avalanche (36-19-10 at home).

STORYLINES
- The Sabres (7-2-1) have 15 points in their last 10 games, trailing only Dallas (19), Pittsburgh (18) and St. Louis (17) for most points in their last 10 games.
- Buffalo has won five straight at home for the first time since closing last season with wins in their last five home games. The Sabres last won six consecutive home games from Jan. 17 to Feb. 15, 2007.
- Buffalo enters the day four points out of a playoff spot after beginning the day on Feb. 17 in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 10 points out of eighth in the Eastern Conference.
- The Sabres are 10-6-0 against the Western Conference this season, including a 3-0-0 record against the Northwest Division. The Avalanche are 11-4-0 against the Eastern Conference, and 4-0-0 against the Northeast.
- The Sabres are looking for their first win against the Avalanche since Dec. 4, 2005 (6-4 win at Colorado).

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Marcus Foligno recorded his first career goal on Saturday at OTT and then followed that up with his first assist on Monday vs. MTL… Buffalo has played a league-high 13 overtime games at home… Jason Pominville ranks fourth in the league with 42 points (16+26) in 36 home games… Buffalo is 27-3-2 when allowing two or fewer goals and 24-4-3 when scoring three or more… The Sabres are 15-5-3 with Corey Tropp in the lineup.

ENNIS IS HEATING UP
Tyler Ennis has scored a goal in each of the Sabres’ last two games and has 11 points (6+5) in his last 14 games. The Sabres are 11-1-3 when Tyler Ennis records a point this season and 38-9-7 when he tallies a point in his career. With two goals on Monday vs. MTL, Ennis recorded his third career two-goal game.

MYERS MOVES UP THE CHARTS
With his overtime goal on Monday vs. MTL, Tyler Myers broke the Sabres’ franchise record for overtime goals by a defenseman, with three. In just his third NHL season, Myers has also tied Brian Campbell and Alexei Zhitnik for fifth-most game-winning goals by a defenseman, with seven.

KILLING IT
Buffalo has killed off 20 straight penalties entering tonight .The team hasn’t allowed a power play goal since Feb. 24 vs. BOS, with Buffalo’s goaltenders turning away 24 power play shots during that stretch.

IT’S MILLER TIME
Ryan Miller is 9-1-1 in his last 11 games with a .944 save percentage and a 1.78 goals against average, and 14-3-3 in his last 21 games with a 1.84 goals against average and a .939 save percentage.

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SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82