St. Louis has won seven in a row against Buffalo and is unbeaten
in the last nine meetings in the series (7-0-2).
With just two days remaining before the trading deadline and
several major trades already taking place, Satan could be the
next big name to go.
Satan said Saturday he expects to be moved. He then had a
shorthanded goal and two assists in Buffalo's 5-1 win at
After scoring a shorthanded breakaway with 11:19 remaining in
the third period, Satan imitated New Orleans Saints receiver Joe
Horn. Satan simulated talking on a telephone as removed
the glove from his right hand. Horn made headlines in December
when he grabbed a cell phone after a touchdown pass.
"I expect something to happen because I've been told that by
somebody," said Satan, who leads the Sabres with 26 goals.
"Every time I hear the phone ringing these days, I get that
feeling. It's in my subconscious mind lately."
The Sabres have won two in a row following a four-game losing
streak and trail the New York Islanders by six points for the
Eastern Conference's eighth and final playoff spot.
St. Louis is just two points behind Los Angeles for the final
spot in the Western Conference.
The Blue snapped a seven-game winless skid and notched their
first win under new coach Mike Kitchen as Chris Osgood made 39
saves in a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday
Keith Tkachuk scored the game-winner with 19 seconds left in the
second period after the Blues let a 2-0 lead slip away.