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Wednesday, 02.22.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Sabres Olympic Watch
(Five members of the Buffalo Sabres were selected to represent their respective countries at the Winter Olympics in Turino, Italy this year: Maxim Afinogenov (Russia); Chris Drury (USA); Jochen Hecht (Germany); Toni Lydman (Finland); and Teppo Numminen (Finland).)

FULL OLYMPIC ICE HOCKEY SCHEDULE

Maxim Afinogenov
Team: Russia
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Shoots: Left
Position: RW

8 GP, 1 PTS (1+0), plus/minus = -1

Recent Games:

2-15 - Russia 3, Slovakia 5
Recorded two shots on goal.

2-16 - Sweden 0, Russia 5
Scored Russia's final goal on his only shot on net after receiving a pass from Pavel Datsyuk. Finished the game a plus-two with three penalties.

2-18 - Kazakhstan 0, Russia 1
Finished the game with a shot on goal and a two-minute penalty for interference in the second period.

2-19 - Russia 9, Latvia 2
Fired two shots on goal.

2-21 - USA 4, Russia 5 - Game Story
Fired three shots on goal and finished the game as a minus-one.

2-22 - Canada 0, Russia 2 - Game Story
Fired one shot on net and took the first penalty of the game (hooking).

2-24 - Semifinals - Finland 4, Russia 0 - Game Story
Fired one shot on goal.

2-25 - Bronze Medal Game - Czech Republic 3, Russia 0 - Game Story
Records two shots on goal with a -1 as Russia finished their Olympic run in fourth place.

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Chris Drury
Team: U.S.A.
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Shoots: Right
Position: C

6 GP, 3 PTS (0+3), plus/minus = +2

Recent Games:

2-15 - Latvia 3, USA 3
Registered a shot on goal and an even plus/minus rating.

2-16 - USA 4, Kazakhstan 1
Recorded the lone assist on Team USA's first goal of the game by Bill Guerin.

2-18 - Slovakia 2, USA 1
Fired a pair of shots on goal.

2-19 - USA 1, Sweden 2
Fired a shot on goal.

2-21 - USA 4, Russia 5 - Game Story
Registered his second point of the tournament with the secondary assist on Erik Cole's goal in the third period. The marker tied the game 4-4.

2-22 - Finland 4, USA 3 - Game Story
Assisted on Brian Gionta's goal in the third period to bring Team USA within a goal of Finland.

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Ales Kotalik
Team: Czech Republic
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 217
Shoots: Right
Position: RW

3 GP, 0 PTS (0+0), plus/minus = even

Notes: Named to the Olympic team on Feb. 17. (Related Link: Kotalik Heads to Turino)


Recent Games:
2-19: Czech Republic 4, Italy 1
Fired two shots on goal and finished the game with a plus/minus rating of plus-one.

2-21: Canada 3, Czech Republic 2 - Game Story
Finished the game with a plus/minus rating of minus-one.

2-22: Slovakia 1, Czech Republic 3 - Game Story
Did not play

2-24: Semifinals - Sweden 7, Czech Republic 3 - Game Story
Did not play.

2-25: Bronze Medal Game - Russia 0, Czech Republic 3 - Game Story
Added two shots on goal as the Czech Republic earns the Bronze medal.

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Toni Lydman
Team: Finland
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Position: D

8 GP, 1 PTS (1+0), plus/minus = +5

Recent Games:

2-15 - Switerland 0, Finland 5
Recorded a shot on goal and a plus/minus rating of plus-one.

2-16 - Finland 6, Italy 0
Recorded a shot on goal.

2-18 - Czech Republic 2, Finland 4
Took a two-minute penalty for hooking in the second period.

2-19 - Finland 2, Canada 0
Took a two-minute penalty for holding in the second period.

2-21 - Finland 2, Germany 0 - Game Story
Took a two-minute penalty for interference in the first period.

2-22 - Finland 4, USA 3 - Game Story
Fired one shot on goal

2-24 - Semifinals - Finland 4, Russia 0 - Game Story
Takes three shots on net burying one as Finland advances to the Gold medal game.

2-26 - Gold Medal Game - Finland 2, Sweden 3 - Game Story
Serves two penalties, one in the second period for hooking and one in the third for high sticking.

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Teppo Numminen
Team: Finland
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 197 lbs.
Shoots: Right
Position: D

7 GP, 3 PTS (1+2), plus/minus = +3

Recent Games:
2-15 - Switerland 0, Finland 5
Recorded a goal against Martin Gerber, four shots on goal and a plus/minus rating of plus-one. (Related Link: Numminen Ends Drought)

2-16 - Finland 6, Italy 0
Recorded a pair of assists on the opening two goals of the game by Jere Jehtinen and Saku Koivu. Added three shots on goal.

2-18 - Czech Republic 2, Finland 4
Finished with a rating of plus-one.

2-19 - Finland 2, Canada 0
Recorded four shots on goal and a plus-one rating.

2-21 - Finland 2, Germany 0 - Game Story
Did not play versus Germany.

2-22 - Finland 4, USA 3 - Game Story
Fired two shots on goal and pulled down Chris Drury on a breakaway. That play resulted in a two-minute holding penalty.

2-24 - Semifinals - Finland 4, Russia 0 - Game Story
Fired one shot on net.

2-26 - Gold Medal Game - Finland 2, Sweden 3 - Game Story
Finished the game at +1.

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Jochen Hecht
Team: Germany
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Shoots: Left
Position: LW

Recent Games:
Will not participate in Winter Olympics due to MCL strain suffered in Buffalo's 3-2 overtime loss to Montreal on February 9.
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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