November challenge sent Sabres' season skyward

Via: Buffalo News

'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.'