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Via: Olean Times Herald

'Indeed, the Sabres had another slow, unremarkable start. They didn’t score until Ales Kotalik’s tally 9:04 into the third period, which came less than a minute after Brendan Shanahan gave the Rangers a 2-0 lead. “We lost too many battles,” Kotalik said. “That’s not the way we wanted to play. We picked it up in the third. It was too little, too late. We need to play (like) we played in the third period.”'