'Still, the Sabres have been an unnerving presence in the Islanders' rearview mirror. Buffalo owns a five-game unbeaten streak. It has trimmed an 8-point deficit on Feb. 29 to 3 points with three games left for both teams.'
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'''It's hard to explain the year I've gone through,'' said Connolly. ''In the beginning, you're just kind of waiting to get back. And one month turns into two months and turns into three months. And it creeps into your head, `Will you ever be able to come back?''''
'The Islanders host Montreal while the Sabres are playing in Manhattan. Scoreboard watching time? Absolutely. ''We're going to look up,'' Sabres center Daniel Briere said Tuesday. ''I think it's a good thing. It's extra motivation.'''
'Ruff again showed his frustration for the length of time it's taking Ales Kotalik to get back. Ruff said, "Chris Drury returned quickly from the same injury, but I guess it's just pain tolerance." Kotalik has been out since February 15th.'
Speaking about a photo finish, the Sabres are taking this right down the wire. The Sabres, by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-0 Monday night, climbed to within 3 points of the 8th place New York Islanders.