'"Desperation" is not supposed to be uttered with 40 games left in the season, but the Buffalo Sabres are already in a postseason crunch.'
Archives for January 8, 2002
'His goal posts.'
'The Sabres have not won consecutive games since they won three straight Nov. 28-Dec. 4.'
'"Bob played some remarkably good games for us," Crawford said. "Unfortunately with players, they get older.'
'"His numbers speak for themselves," Ruff said of Essensa, who is now No. 3 in the Buffalo goaltending rotation. "I guess lack of confidence is what you'd have to call it in Bob. There's numbers there that are cause for concern."'