Ryan Miller showed why he's the man last night, stopping 40 shots to single-handedly keep the Sabres around long enough to get the win.
THE AFTERMATH: SABRES 3, CANADIENS 1 - Sabres.com
Thomas Vanek scored just before the end of the second period and Ryan Miller made 40 saves to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 win over the Montreal
Pominville draws into Sabres' faceoff rotation - The Buffalo News
Pominville has stepped to the dot in place of linemate Luke Adam on several occasions this season, and the captain has also become the Sabres' leader in power-play faceoffs.
Sabres learning to like life on the road - The Buffalo News
The early part of the schedule has been chock-full of business trips for the blue and gold.
HAMILTON: Live From Montreal - WGR 550
Paul Hamilton's in-game thoughts.
More Sabres Links:
Labatt Collect the Connection 12-pack update - Beernews.org
Labatt USA will be honoring the French Connection with 11-14-7 cans starting on Feb. 1, 2012.
Names decorating Sabres walkway are randomly sized - It's Always Game Seven
An answer to a burning question about the team's renovation.
Knowing the Enemy: The Buffalo Sabres - Habs Eyes On The Prize
The Buffalo Sabres got rich, eliminated the Buffaslug and are drunk with power. Let the fun begin.
Together again - The AHL
While the unification of the teams represents a new beginning, it also signifies the inclusion of Rochester into the "Sabres University."
Sundher in mix; Duo drop mitts - SabresProspects.com
Kevin Sundher's hot start is garnering notice among world junior pundits including, according to his local paper the Times Colonist, Hockey Canada's Kevin Prendergast.
Video: Elena Dementieva does not approve of this Afinogenov fight - Puck Daddy
Max gets chastised by his lady for "fighting".
Around the NHL:
Kris Letang Suspended Two Games For Hit On Alexander Burmistrov - SBNation.com
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was suspended two games for a boarding infraction.
McKenzie: Coyotes franchise news to pick up soon - TSN
It's been pretty quiet on the Phoenix Coyotes' franchise future front lately, but that may change fairly soon. At some point in the not-too-distant future, it's expected the NHL will endorse one of two groups that are currently showing some interest in the purchase of the franchise for the purposes of keeping it in Phoenix.
HBO Explores Link Between N.H.L. Fighting and Depression - NYTimes.com
HBO's "Real Sports" explores the issue of depression among N.H.L. enforcers.
Jagr's game still a work in progress - CSN Philly
Jaromir Jagr said his game his still evolving this season, and he expects that, sooner or later, the goals will start to come for him.
Kevin Bieksa adds new layers of sadness to Rick Rypien story - Puck Daddy
Kevin Bieksa recently spoke about their friendship in a way that'll break your heart all over again about this tragedy.
Leafs sniper Kessel is all about ‘getting pucks on net’ - The Globe and Mail
Toronto sniper jumped into NHL scoring lead after netting six goals in four games.
A hockey fan's guide to the World Series - Down Goes Brown
If you're a hockey fan who's thinking about checking out some of the World Series action, here's a handy guide to some of the subtle differences between the two sports to help you follow the action.