'Right around this time last season, the teams played a pair of memorable games in the middle of a race for the final playoff position. Each team won once, but the Sabres' season ended in the playoffs and the Canes' did not. The Canes don't want a repeat ending for this season's playoff race. They want to make the most of this coincidental second chance.'
Buffalo series a big deal yet again
March 21, 2001 Submitted by