'Buffalo, with a six-game unbeaten streak, entered Nassau Coliseum as the N.H.L.'s hottest team. The Islanders are now alone in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, 5 points ahead of the Sabres and 2 ahead of Montreal after the Canadiens lost to Toronto.'
Bates Ends His Drought and Isles Bounce Back
February 22, 2004 Submitted by
Via: New York Times