Sabres, other teams home alone

Via: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

'The smallest crowd by far, and the only one smaller than the Penguins', was the 12,224 Thursday for the Sabres' 5-1 rout of the Islanders. It was 6,466 below HSBC Arena capacity and, most alarming, it actually topped the expectations of team officials, who had feared it could be four figures.'