Defense, special teams carry hungry Sabres

Via: Dunkirk Observer

‘“It felt good to get this out of the way,” center Derek Roy said about the Sabres’ first playoff game. “We’ve been expecting our first playoff game for a long time and I think we responded pretty well. We’re skating on the defensive side and blocking a lot of shots, which we need to do in the playoffs. We kept them to one shot in the first period and that’s a credit to blocking shots and playing defense.”’