The only "x" factor in the equation? The Senators' only regulation loss and overtime loss in the last 10 games were at the hands of the Sabres.
Archives for February 27, 2001
'That is why he's here. He considers Buffalo his home. This is where he began his NHL career more than 18 years ago, and where he intends to settle down when he's finally done parking himself around creases and flipping pucks past confounded goaltenders.'
'Starting with tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators, Campbell and the Buffalo Sabres will spend the next week ricocheting around North America. Far and away the longest, most grueling trip of the Sabres' season, the whirlwind tour takes them through Ottawa, Philadelphia, Colorado, Dallas and Boston – all in eight days.'