Sabres try to quiet controversy before taking on Canadiens

Via: Toronto Globe and Mail

‘A bubble team a year ago – the Sabres fell three points short of a playoff spot despite a furious late-season push – there were high hopes for Buffalo, which has overhauled its roster since deep-pocketed new owner Terry Pegula came on board. Instead, the team is on its second coach of the year, holds a 10-15-4 record – and 1-3-3 in its last seven – and possesses the worst power play in the NHL.’