Found October 21, 2011 on Fox Sports:
The Buffalo Sabres are on the verge of their best road start in five years. If recent history is any indication, they'll have a good chance to accomplish that feat Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Sabres (5-1-0) have won their first four road contests, something they last achieved in 2009-10. A fifth victory away from home would give Buffalo its best such start since 2006-07, when they opened 10-0 on the road. Set to conclude a four-game trip Saturday, the Sabres have given up three goals in the first three games. Buffalo defeated Florida 3-0 on Thursday. Ryan Miller made 22 saves Thursday after stopping 40 shots in a 3-1 victory over Montreal on Tuesday. "We owed (Miller) one, so I thought that was important, too, for the way we played in Montreal," coach Lindy Ruff said. "I thought that last 40 minutes and especially when leading we stayed away from any of the odd-numbered stuff and we were going to make Florida earn something if they were...
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