'Dozens of Bar-B-Q’s are cooking up a mountain of burgers, hot dogs and steaks. Copious amounts of ice cold beer are being consumed with a passion. There’s road hockey; loud music, you name it. What an incredible atmosphere for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. Sabres fans, some who drove 11 hours straight to get to Raleigh; are partying their brains out and have turned a section of the parking lot into something called “Sabres Alley”.'
The Sabres Report - May 20, 2006