Ryan Miller Ready for The Olympics After Sabres Snap Skid

February 14th, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »

The Buffalo Sabres picked a good time to snap their six-game losing skid. The Sabres, behind a strong effort from goalie Ryan Miller, defeated the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks—of all teams—3-1 Saturday night in Buffalo.

Miller out-dueled fellow Olympian and Vezina Trophy-contender Evgeni Nabakov, stopping 27 of the 28 shots he faced.

“Rest is a good thing in this league,” Miller said following the victory.

Unfortunately for Miller, rest is something he will not see much of over the course of the next two weeks.

Up until Saturday night’s win, Miller had been going through a bit of a rough stretch in February. In his five games this month, the starting goaltender for team U.S.A. was 0-3-2 and had allowed four or more goals in three of those games.

Miller is going to have his hands full in the Olympic ...

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