No-name Sabres rising to challenge

Via: Fox Sports

‘Part of the reason for Buffalo’s success is linked to its farm club, the Rochester Americans of the AHL. Rochester is celebrating its 50th season in the AHL and it will be hard to duplicate what happened last season. With the NHL season on hiatus because of the lockout, the Sabres loaded up the Americans with young NHLers from their roster who would have had a setback in their development had they not played in the minors.’