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Moulson to play with Hodgson on Sabres’ top line

Oct 28, 2013, 4:40 PM EDT

Matt Moulson

Mention all the goals Matt Moulson has scored the past few seasons and the name John Tavares is naturally going to come up.

After all, Moulson was in his mid-20s and still trying to prove he belonged in the NHL before hooking up with Tavares in 2009-10 for the first of three consecutive 30-or-more-goal seasons.

Now in Buffalo, the 29-year-old winger has the opportunity to prove he’s more than just a product of the 2009 first overall pick.

“Matt Moulson’s got a heck of a resume the last four years putting up major, major numbers,” said Buffalo forward Steve Ott, per NHL.com. “He’s definitely going to help this squad as well.”

Moulson is expected to join center Cody Hodgson on the Sabres’ top line tonight at home versus Dallas.

  1. 950003cups - Oct 28, 2013 at 4:51 PM

    RON ROLSTON: Anyone else who has a problem with my authority will also go to Long Island!

    • jl9830 - Oct 28, 2013 at 5:03 PM

      Frankly, LI > Buffalo.

      • 950003cups - Oct 28, 2013 at 6:12 PM

        Never been to Buffalo. It sucks there?

      • jl9830 - Oct 28, 2013 at 7:07 PM

        In reality, it’s like most places- there are nice areas and not nice areas.

    • jl9830 - Oct 28, 2013 at 7:09 PM

      Sign me up for having a problem with Ron Rolston’s authority in that case.

  2. orangandblack - Oct 28, 2013 at 5:14 PM

    He’s a product of John Tavares….

    • jl9830 - Oct 28, 2013 at 7:08 PM

      So I guess John Tavares was there with him while he scored goals throughout college and the AHL? There’s a natural downgrade from Tavares to Hodgson, but Moulson himself is still a really good goal scorer.

  3. multiplemiggs - Oct 28, 2013 at 6:18 PM

    I know they have a severe losing in the championship problem up there hahaha

  4. jr507 - Oct 28, 2013 at 8:24 PM

    Here’s hoping we see Marty back on the Isles next year w a new contract….and Vanek extended.

  5. jr507 - Oct 28, 2013 at 8:25 PM

    Make that Matty. fat fingers.

  6. hosewater2 - Oct 28, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    Top line? Hodgson? Something don’t add up.

    • davebabychreturns - Oct 29, 2013 at 10:07 AM

      It does when you look at the other three lines.

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