Sabres host surprise party

Via: Buffalo News

‘The season ends with a brutal flourish of 26 games over 49 days, not exactly what the doctor ordered for Briere and Dumont, both of whom are healing from sports hernias. Sixteen of Buffalo’s final games will be against Northeast Division foes. To avoid a collapse, the Sabres must carry over their first-half play, which was rooted in strong skating, leadership, discipline, special teams and organizational depth.’