'The Sabres' strong play in recent weeks — they are 6-2 in their past eight games — might not net them much of a reward in the postseason. If they finish fourth or fifth in the Eastern Conference, it likely will earn them a matchup against the Flyers, and that doesn't figure to work to their advantage. Buffalo is 0-3 against Philadelphia this season and has been outscored, 8-1.'
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