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Hockey on the Fly: Day 4 – Buffalo

Posted by Ron Opher On March 16

Andre Delsol’s run at a world record and a personal goal of seeing 30 NHL games in 30 NHL cities in 29 days came back to the U.S. from Toronto, with a visit to Buffalo Tuesday night. PhillyPhanatics.com covers Hockey on the Fly…

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By Andre Delsol

Sadly, during my 15-hour stay in Buffalo, I witnessed more chicken wings than Sabres goals.

Perhaps even more disappointing is the fact that the only wing I saw was half eaten on the sidewalk three blocks away from HSBC Arena.

But enough giving shutouts a bad rap. Yeah, two of the four home teams I’ve seen have gotten shut out, so what. Shutouts are a good thing. Especially the 1-0 shutout with 73 combined shots on goal. It means you’ve witnessed a true goaltender’s duel… (read more)

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Andre’s tweets of note:

About the food: Just got into Buffalo. At some point I’ll have to try these wings everyone talks about

About the Sabres’ having never won a Cup in 40 seasons: Featured prominently in the Sabres wall of history here at HSBC. Some things you never forget I guess (see photo below)

Arena rating: 3.66 out of 6.00

NHL.com game report for HOTF Day 4

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Sabres Wall of Fame

Looking back at Hockey on The Fly:

Ron Opher’s interview with Andre Delsol

HOTF Day 1: Pittsburgh

HOTF Day 2: Washington

HOTF Day 3: Toronto

Next up: Toronto Maple Leafs at Carolina Hurricanes (3/16/11)




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