« Robyn Regehr, Los Angeles
The former Sabres defenseman played in his 1,000th game Saturday. The 33-year-old is skating 18:45 per game for Kings, including an even three minutes short-handed.
The Sens sold their local television rights for $400 million over 12 seasons. Combined with the national TV deals, they’ll bring in $45 million a year in television money.
Antoine Vermette, Phoenix
The forward is dangerous at all times. During his run of eight goals in eight games, Vermette scored three short-handed, three on the power play and two at even-strength.
The Sabres’ Week Ahead
Monday — Edmonton Oilers: The fight for last in the NHL comes to Buffalo! The game really could impact who finishes 30th and gets the best chance at drafting first.
Wednesday — Pittsburgh Penguins: Ryan Miller could get one more chance to show Pens coach Dan Bylsma that he should be the go-to goalie on the U.S. Olympic team.
Thursday — at Ottawa Senators: Plus/minus rating is going the way of the glow puck, but it’s still crazy that the Senators’ Kyle Turris is plus-20 while teammate Milan Michalek is minus-21.