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Bailey excited that Sabres remain unbeaten

Friday, 09.06.2013 / 11:57 PM

By Justin Bailey - Special to NHL.com / Justin Bailey prospect blog

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Bailey excited that Sabres remain unbeaten

Two games in the books here in Traverse City and two victories.

On Friday, we beat the New York Rangers in overtime. I think we played well; we were up pretty much the whole game actually so I think we just need to find a way to hold on to the lead in the future, but we all played well [in a 6-5 victory].

I thought [Nick] Baptiste played a very good game [scoring two goals]. He's a good, fast player and he's executing his chances.

On Thursday night, we went across the street from our hotel for a team dinner and I ended up ordering a chicken parm dinner, much like everyone else. We have a practice on Saturday morning but then I think we're doing some rope climbing, so it'll be nice to regroup and take the rest of the day and get ready for Sunday's game [against the Carolina Hurricanes].

I'll file another blog following Monday's game.

Quote of the Day

I don’t know if it was more relief for me that [Stamkos] scored or the power play scored. It was a whole compilation of Alka Seltzer.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Steven Stamkos broke a long scoring drought and Tampa Bay's struggling power play scored four times in Game 2 at Montreal