Justin Johnson Fights The Much Larger John Scott, And Wins

I went to a couple of Manchester Monarchs games while Justin Johnson was on the AHL squad. He was proficient at pummeling dudes, racking up 11 points and 392 penalty minutes in 103 games with Manchester. The Islanders called him up from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season, presumably to do similar tasks for them. » 4/14/14 12:50am Monday 12:50am

Sabres Trade Ryan Miller, Forced To Dress Former Video Guy As Backup

The Buffalo Sabres traded Ryan Miller (as well as captain Steve Ott) to the St. Louis Blues last night and the move left them a little light in the backup goaltending department. Meet Ryan Vinz: former Sabres video scout, current director of hockey technology at a company in Buffalo, and never, at any competitive level … » 3/01/14 10:51am 3/01/14 10:51am

Steve Ott Wishes Buffalo Fans Wouldn't Boo The Sabres So Much

It's an understandable request from the alternate captain of the Sabres, who are still technically in the running for a playoff birth: lay off and show some support. But Steve Ott, the veteran forward spending his first season in Buffalo, ought to know that publicly voicing this issue rarely ends well for anyone. » 4/09/13 5:32pm 4/09/13 5:32pm