Islanders have had Sabres number in Stanley Cup playoffs

Via: Rochester D&C

‘”That team had everything — goal scoring, checking, power play — we had it all. We cruised through the playoffs, but we went through too easy and we had a (eight-day) layoff and lost our edge. We sat around for too long and we got rusty. I still say today that if we had two days off and we had gone right into the series, it would have been done in five.”‘