Buffalo Sabres Roster Report 2008-11-27

GOALTENDERS: Ryan Miller, Patrick Lalime.

DEFENSEMEN: Jaroslav Spacek, Andrej Sekera, Craig Rivet, Toni Lydman, Teppo Numminen, Henrik Tallinder.

FIRST LINE: Paul Gaustad, Jochen Hecht, Jason Pominville.

SECOND LINE: Thomas Vanek, Derek Roy, Drew Stafford.

THIRD LINE: Maxim Afinogenov, Clarke MacArthur, Mark Mancari.

FOURTH LINE: Andrew Peters, Adam Mair, Patrick Kaleta.


--C Derek Roy scored twice and has points in five of the past six games. He has four goals and three assists in the span.

--LW Jochen Hecht scored short-handed for his second goal of the season. It was his first in his nine games since returning from a broken middle finger.

--LW Thomas Vanek, among the league's top goal scorers, broke a mini two-game points slump with an assist.


--C Tim Connolly hasn't played since Nov. 14 because of a broken rib. He will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

--RW Ales Kotalik hasn't played since Nov. 14 because of a pulled hamstring. He is expected to be out until early December.

Author: Fox Sports
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Added: November 27, 2008