Slow first periods bringing Sabres back to pack

Via: CBS Sportsline

'But after spending the first six weeks of the season looking like supermen, the Sabres have appeared decidedly ordinary in recent weeks — or at least they've stopped running away from the pack. Buffalo has gone only 5-4 over its past nine games, with one of those wins coming via a shootout, and that was after a stretch in which the Sabres won six of eight but allowed at least four goals in each one.'