Grading the Sabres: Game 2


'Such a performance is inexcusable in the playoffs — especially against a team as eminently beatable as the Islanders. True, the Isles played with desperation and a stronger game plan (emphasizing the fore-check and defensive aggressiveness), but frankly, that wouldn't have mattered half as much if the Sabres had played the full 60 minutes the way the played the final 45.'