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Video: Lucic answers the bell against Sabres

Nov 23, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT

The Sabres official Twitter feed summed it up quite nicely. It only took 1:23 into the game for the Sabres to send the message that they failed to do the last time Buffalo and Boston took the ice. On the third shift of the game – and the first time Milan Lucic took the ice – Sabres coach countered with Paul Guastad. 18,000 people in First Niagara Center knew what was coming next.

This was only the beginning of a first period that featured plenty of fireworks.

  1. arsement - Nov 23, 2011 at 8:35 PM

    Bleh.

  2. dirtydog57 - Nov 23, 2011 at 8:38 PM

    How sad!!! Just play the frigin game!!!

    • stakex - Nov 23, 2011 at 11:11 PM

      Fighting IS part of the game. Don’t like it, go watch Tennis or something….

  3. jimeejohnson - Nov 23, 2011 at 9:49 PM

    This is a man’s game.

    • trbowman - Nov 23, 2011 at 11:28 PM

      Are you kidding me? That fight was terrible. Gaustad should be embarrassed.

  4. 8man - Nov 23, 2011 at 10:19 PM

    I had Lucic winning.

  5. pastabelly - Nov 23, 2011 at 10:24 PM

    Sabres announcers made it sound as if Gaustad won that fight. That was a TKO by the Asskicker.

  6. bobwsc - Nov 23, 2011 at 10:32 PM

    by a bit; did Guastad land a punch? a couple seemed close, but its sort of like McFly’s old man trying to take on Biff, only to get his face slammed into the hood of a ’61 Olds.

  7. nhlbruins90 - Nov 23, 2011 at 10:33 PM

    I didn’t hear the Sabres announcers, but clearly Looch won that one. (Jack Edwards was in great form, as usual. He called it a unanimous decision.). A good, honest fight. (you’re right JJ, this is a man’s game).

    Both the Buffalo and Boston fans had reason to be happy after this match. Buffalo responded nicely, and earned some respect. The B’s played a tough game and stretched it to ten.

    The game lived up to the hype.

  8. guypatsfan - Nov 24, 2011 at 11:05 AM

    You’d better be a helluva fighter to take on Lucic. The guy’s an animal!

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