Found March 26, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Ryan Miller
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres skated at 11am today for Tuesday night's "Brawl For It All" with the Capitals. Whiel they were on the ice, the NHL announced its "Stars of the Week" for the week of March 19-25. Ryan Miller has been named the NHLs Second Star Of The Week. Killer Miller led the Sabres on a four-game winning streak, that has elevated the team to an eighth place tie with Washington. The Sabre...

Another Foligno thrives in Buffalo

It is a household family name in Buffalo, synonymous with what became a trademark leap. These days, the Foligno surname is a hot topic once again -- courtesy of 20-year-old Marcus. The latest second-generation Foligno -- after brother Nick of the Ottawa Senators -- has been the talk of western New York since he was called up in early March. In nine games, the Sabres rookie had six...

Sabres jolt Caps, claim sole possession of 8th in East

Drew Stafford scored a pair of goals as the visiting Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to five games and took over sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 5-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday. Ryan Miller turned aside a season-high 44 shots to win his fifth straight start. The Sabres moved two points ahead of Washington and closed within...

GARTH: Turnbull Back To Amerks

The Sabres have sent centre, Travis Turnbull, back to AHL Rochester. Turnbull was call-up last week as an emergency player when the Sabres lost Pat Kaleta and Nathan Gerbe to injury. In three games, with the big club, Turnbull had himself a productive first sortie in the NHL. He won a fight and scored his first NHL goal. He added a ton of jam and sand aper in Kaleta's absence...

Sabres Ds Ehrhoff, Sekera injured vs. Capitals

Buffalo Sabres defensemen Christian Ehrhoff and Andrej Sekera exited Tuesday's pivotal game against the Washington Capitals with respective injuries. Ehrhoff suffered a lower body injury after colliding with Troy Brouwer late in the first period. He will not return to the contest. Sekera's foot was on the receiving end of an Alex Ovechkin shot midway through the second...

Sabres 5, Capitals 1

Ryan Miller stopped 44 shots, Drew Stafford scored two goals and the surging Buffalo Sabres beat Washington 5-1 Tuesday night to climb over the Capitals into the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. It was the fifth straight win for the Sabres, their longest streak since a six-game run in 2009-2010. Buffalo was in 14th place on Feb. 17 before going on a 14-2...

Game Of The Night

from Dan Rosen of, In Buffalo on Monday, you had Lindy Ruff talking as if Tuesday’s game against the Capitals is just another big one in a season of 82, even though the veteran coach with 563 career victories knows that the Sabres’ next game most definitely is not like the others. At roughly the same time in Washington, you had Dale Hunter comparing Tuesday’s showdown...

Surging Sabres to face Capitals in key showdown

Defenseman Robyn Regehr and the Buffalo Sabres have mounted a remarkable two-month charge to climb out of the cellar and into the playoff hunt. Now they have a recharged Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals standing in their way in a late-season showdown at Washington on Tuesday. Regehr can appreciate how much adversity - injuries, criticism, and a franchise-worst road skid - the Sabres...

Going through the motions with the Sabres

Something is wrong. Yes, it was 80 degrees out and I was about 5 degrees away from turning on the air conditioning in March, which means global warming is for real and the Mayans were correct. The world is coming to a fu#$en end. If that doesn't tell you something is wrong, then maybe my recent mood with the Sabres will add credence to it. I'm kind of indifferent about...

Rapid Rewind: Buffalo Wings. Capitals 1, Sabres 5

Tuesday night at Verizon Center was the biggest game of the season for the Washington Capitals.  In fact, it could be argued that this was the biggest regular season game played inside the Phone Booth in four years. “[It’s going to be] like the seventh game of the playoffs,” said Dale Hunter earlier in the week. Boy, was it ever.  For this Capitals franchise, at least...

GARTH: Miller Time

Sabres scartches tonight: Kaleta, Weber, Gerbe, Ellis. *** No surprise here: Ryan Miller gets the start. Miller has played out of his skull since the All Star Game. He's 16-3-5 with a 1.90 goals against average, and gawdy .936 save %. Josh Harding gets the pipes for Minnesota. **** ***

Sabres-Capitals Preview

Impressive as the Buffalo Sabres' two-month charge out of the cellar and into the playoff hunt has been, defenseman Robyn Regehr knows their job is far from complete. The Sabres remain on the outside looking in and now have a recharged Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals standing in their way in a critical late-season showdown at Washington on Tuesday. ''Well, we haven&...

Pominville is breaking the leadership mold

He has a gorgeous curl-and-drag. A marketing machine at one point for the league that looks for stars more so than astronomers or sleazy Hollywood agents. He's had life profiles in sports and culture magazines.  Whether it is Florida or Edmonton, the press boxes fill up a little bit fuller when he comes to town. There is, after all, an entire industrial complex -- foreign...

Malkin, Miller, Ovechkin named NHL's 3 Stars of Week

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Evgeni Malkin was named the NHL's First Star of the Week on Monday. Malkin collected five goals and four assists over a four-game stretch. With 97 points, Malkin sits 10 ahead of Tampa Bay Lightning stud Steven Stamkos and 11 ahead of Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers. Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller was named the league's Second...

Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (March 26, 2012) – Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending March 25. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"

Top 5 remaining games of playoff races

Thirteen days remain in the regular season and there are some key games that could decide playoff spots and seeds. Here are the five contests that will impact these races…1. Buffalo at Washington, March 27The eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference will likely come down to two teams: Buffalo and Washington. They will play each other this Tuesday night in D.C....
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