Found December 30, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
USA Hockey knows everything it needs to know about Ryan Miller. Just to be sure, Miller put another gem on his resume just a few days before the organization names its Olympic squad. Miller made 49 saves Sunday evening, lifting the Sabres to a 2-1 shootout victory over Washington. Steve Ott scored the deciding goal in front of the sellout crowd of 19,070 in First Niagara Center, but Miller was the star. He made 12 stops on rapid-firing Alexander Ovechkin. Miller also stopped all six shootout attempts by the Capitals. Miller made 44 saves in regulation as the consistent Capitals took 15 shots in each of the three periods. Buffalo managed just 16 shots in regulation, including three in the first and five in the third. The final total was 50-17. The United States will name its 2014 Olympic team Wednesday, and Miller is a lock to be selected. He’s the front-runner to start. The Capitals wasted little time showing Miller it would be a busy evening. They opened a 10-0 shot advantage ...

Sabres' Ryan Miller saving best for Olympic year

An Olympic year is again bringing out the best in Ryan Miller. With USA Hockey to announce its roster Wednesday for the Sochi Games, the 33-year-old Buffalo Sabres goaltender has made his case to be on the list. ''It's very special to represent your country at that magnitude, where everyone's focused watching it,'' Miller said. ''For me, it's...

Miller makes 49 saves, Sabres top Capitals in SO

Ryan Miller made 49 saves, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Sunday night. Drew Stafford netted Buffalo's goal in regulation, and Steve Ott scored the lone shootout goal in the sixth round as the Sabres improved to 5-0-1 in their last six home games after starting 3-12-1 there. Miller stopped all six Washington shootout attempts. Philipp Grubauer made...

Depressing cloud over Sabres is clearing

It’s difficult to say which is harder to believe: all the stuff that happened to the Sabres in 2013 or the fact they’re ending the year feeling good about things. This calendar year was as mind-blowing as they come for Buffalo’s hockey team. In order, there was: • The lockout. • The firing of coach Lindy Ruff. • The trades of numerous veterans, including captain Jason...

Photo: Minor league hockey player shares cringeworthy peril of goalkeeping

The perils of goaltending #RIP— Connor Knapp (@knapper311) December 29, 2013Connor Knapp is a minor league goalkeeper in the Buffalo Sabres organization.On Saturday, the 23-year-old shared a rather cringeworthy and accurate photo of what the goalkeeping position often entails.No other words are needed. The picture says it all.Via Deadspin

Video- Lindy Ruff Not Happy With Incidental Goalie Interference Call

You don't need to be a lip reader to understand what Ruff was saying after one ref called it a goal but was overruled by the other on-ice officials. The action start at the :24 second mark.

Capitals 1 Sabres 2 SO ReCap

The Washington Capitals suffered a rough SO loss to the Sabres tonight by the score of 2-1.  It was a game that saw the Caps tie a season-high in shots (50), but they just could not get them past Ryan Miller.  Not in the regulation; not in overtime; not in the shootout.  On to the reCap: Continue reading "Capitals 1 Sabres 2 SO ReCap"

Sabres-Jets Preview

Ryan Miller may be providing a spark for the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres at home, but he's not expected to get a chance to carry that success onto the road. With Jhonas Enroth scheduled to spell Miller, the Sabres will try to win on the road for the first time in almost two months Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets. Miller is 5-1-1 with a 1.65 goals-against average over his...

Jimmy Howard makes U.S. Olympic team, joins Ryan Miller and Jonathan Quick

According to the Detroit Free Press, the U.S. Olympic goaltending group is set for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Helene St. James reports that Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard will snag the third goalie slot behind Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings and Ryan Miller for the Buffalo Sabres, who started for the U.S. in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and won silver. From the Freep...

Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (December 30, 2013) – Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 29. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"
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