Sabres focus on challenges ahead


‘In order to beat a team that has won seven of the last nine meetings at HSBC Arena, the Sabres ultimately have to conquer themselves. “It’s just a mental block,” Steve Montador said. “We know we’re a good team. We know they’re a good team. But if we play the way we know we can play, starting from our D zone out to the neutral zone through the offensive zone… the result will take care of itself.”’