'The Buffalo Sabres, however, are a team no one wants to play this time next week. Coach Lindy Ruff's bunch might even be better than the 1999 team that lost to Dallas on a controversial goal by Brett Hull in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.'
Archives for April 4, 2001
No longer does the Bruins' jersey signify a guaranteed playoff qualifier — although this current edition is fighting its hardest to restore the tradition
Much like the Buffalo Sabres of a year ago, the Bruins' “second season” started about a month ago.
'The Sabres got an unexpected boost in their fight for the fourth spot in the East, courtesy of Florida Tuesday night. The Panthers, who lost to Buffalo Monday, did the Sabres a favor and downed Philadelphia 2-1 at First Union Center Tuesday.'
'After scoring just 13 goals in the 51 games leading up to the All-Star break, the Sabres' defensemen have combined for 14 goals in the last 28 games. The defensemen have scored five of the team's last 11 goals. Buffalo is 16-4-1 in games in which the defense chips in at least one goal.'