BUFFALO, New York (Ticker) - The Buffalo Sabres got off to a
torrid 11-0-0 start, but have cooled off lately in losing two of
their last four.
The Sabres, who should be rested after four days off, host the
struggling Florida Panthers on Friday.
Buffalo comes off a 4-3 overtime victory over the New York
Rangers on Sunday. Daniel Briere had a huge night, scoring two
goals - including the game-winner - and added an assist, while
Martin Biron got the start over Ryan Miller and made 26 saves.
Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek scored the other goals for
Buffalo, which won despite killing off only 3-of-6 Rangers
Florida has struggled lately in losing four of its last five,
and tries to rebound from a 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers on