'Saturday night at HSBC Arena, it was time for the Sabres to reaffirm how far they have come. They'd lost their all three of their meetings with the high-powered Ottawa Senators, having been smoked in the process. It would be hard to accept the Sabres as full-fledged Stanley Cup contenders until they proved they could handle what has been the division's elite team. Buffalo's 2-1 shootout victory exorcised the demon.'
November challenge sent Sabres' season skyward
February 5, 2006 Submitted by
Via: Buffalo News