'The big question is whether they are the best right now. Buffalo has become the model team for the new NHL, with speed to burn, the ability to roll four lines without losing any offensive potential, a solid group of defenseman and excellent goaltending. And they have home-ice advantage in this series. But the Sabres' scoring in these playoffs has not come from as many sources as they'd like, and despite the excellent shutdown work by defensemen Henrik Tallinder and Toni Lydman, Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller has faced more challenging shots than he'd like.'
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