Leino Likes His New Linemate

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Leino Likes His New Linemate
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It’s only been a pair of practices and an intra-squad scrimmage, but rookie center Mikhail Grigorenko is already causing a buzz in Western New York. The Sabres’ first pick (12th overall) in last June’s NHL Entry Draft had three quality scoring chances in Monday’s scrimmage at First Niagara Center, and was dishing passes as quickly as his jerseys were flying out of the Sabres Store. (The team store sold out of the 50 in-stock Grigorenko jerseys by mid-day Monday, and took orders for 100 more by the end of the game.) Grigorenko even drew the loudest ovation from the 10,175 fans in attendance at the scrimmage when he was introduced during the shootout.

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