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A chat with Perreault

Attention under-30 crowd: Gilbert Perreault was spectacular on the ice and did a lot more for the Sabres than just sing a mean Elvis "Wonder of You" impersonation that you see on the HD board after every Buffalo win. I had a great chat with No. 11 that you'll see in Monday's paper. He's bullish on this year's team, especially the play of Ryan Miller.

Here's a great video compilation of Perreault highlights. Required viewing if you didn't live the Sabres' golden era of the 70s.

And here's perhaps his most ridiculous goal ever, a slo-mo replay of a one-hander he pulled one night in the mid-70s in Los Angeles (love those old gold Kings unis). Of course, back then it took us about two days to finally see a replay of it!

Great stuff.

---Mike Harrington

(www.twitter.com/bnharrington)

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John Vogl

John Vogl

John Vogl has been covering the Sabres since 2002-03, an era that has included playoff runs, last-place finishes and three ownership changes. The award-winning writer is the Buffalo chapter chairman for the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.

@BuffNewsVogl | jvogl@buffnews.com

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Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington, a Canisius College graduate who began his career as a News reporter in 1987, has been covering the Buffalo Sabres since 2007. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association and can vouch that exposed flesh freezes instantly when walking in downtown Winnipeg in January.

@BNHarrington | mharrington@buffnews.com


Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.

@amymoritz | amoritz@buffnews.com

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