'The optimistic forecast for a 33-year-old team that has an all-time record of 1,193-951-392-6 (with only seven losing seasons and seven non-playoff seasons) is to somehow finish around .500 and squeeze into the playoffs. Will that best-case scenario be enough to satisfy Buffalo hockey fans and attract enough of them to assure the long-term future of the franchise? We’ll find out in the next six months.'
Note: While we are busy tweaking the front page design to make it more appealing and functional (especially for our mobile readers), you may notice odd layout errors. Please hit "control-F5" to refresh the page and load the latest files. Thank you!