'The Buffalo Sabres collide with the NHL's best team this afternoon in Denver, and if the Colorado Avalanche are at full strength and play their typical game, we'll probably see why Las Vegas lists them as 3-to-1 favorites to win the Stanley Cup and the Sabres 15-to-1.'
Archives for March 3, 2001
'The Avalanche's power play ranks second in the NHL behind Detroit's, despite the fact that Colorado got Blake just nine days ago via a trade with the Los Angeles Kings. Adding Blake, who has scored as many goals (18) as the entire Buffalo Sabres' defense, was the hockey equivalent of pouring hot fudge on a pile of Hershey bars.'
'Colorado vs. Buffalo. Goalies Patrick Roy against Dominik Hasek.'
'…Buffalo, fifth in the Eastern Conference, has won six of the its past eight games.'
'Prediction: The Sabres' pesky center, Michael Peca, will be no factor today. OK, so that's not exactly going out on a limb, unless the Sabres re-sign the holdout overnight and get him to Denver in time for the game. …'