Found September 20, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Thomas Vanek the Sabres’ perennial goal-scoring leader knows a thing or two about finding the net. It takes timing talent and luck three things he’s already seen in Buffalo prospect Joel Armia. “He puts himself in good spots” Vanek said Thursday. “Those are the things you can’t teach. You either have it or you don’t and he seems to have it.” The timing and talent have been evident throughout Armia’s first training camp. The luck showed itself during his First Niagara Center debut. The 20-year-old winger scored his first goal in a Sabres uniform Thursday night during a 5-2 victory over Carolina. No matter how long he plays few will come easier. Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin tried clearing the puck from behind his net but he instead put it onto the tape of Armia. The sniper calmly went to the front and dumped the puck into an empty cage. “I just tried to get that as fast as possible” Armia said. “Everything has been good so far and this game was also...
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