To relieve my stress, I am going for a massage tomorrow. It's long overdue and I need the relaxation. I regret not being able to meet all the bloggers tomorrow night, but due to my examine it is not possible. I hope you all have a fabulous time and that the Sabres kick some major Sens arse!
On a good note today, Maria Genero interviewed Chris Butler on the Sabres Show and it is awesome for a few reasons......
A) Chris talks about how he had no where to spend the holidays, so Andrew Peters and his wife let him spend Christmas at his house and even bought him gifts. (Prime example why Buffalo is the city of good neighbors right there.)
B) One of the hardest things for Chris coming to the NHL was he didn't bring enough clothes and had to go shopping. (Classic) What's even better is he said he brought one long sleeve t-shirt, a pair of jeans, a collared t-shirt and a suit. After a week they got pretty dirty. I would imagine since there really is only 2-3 days worth of outfits and you wore them for a week. You can tell he's still probably in college guy mode, because for most college guys that amount of clothes last an entire semester.
C) I never realized what an eloquent speaker Butler is until this interview and it's nice to have another player on the Sabres roster who interviews well. You can also tell Butler has attended because of his vocabulary and word choice.
D) I think Butler said it best with, when you imagine getting called up you think it will go smoothly. Well, apparently not that smoothly at times and life has a tendency of getting in the way because Butler's flight was delayed. Luckily Tim Kennedy's dad picked him up from the airport at 1:30am, so he didn't have to take a taxi. (Example #2 in the same interview on why Buffalo is the city of good neighbors).
I've included the video below for those of you who have yet to watch it. It's quite enlightening on how an nhl players life can very sporadic.