‘The team has only played that way in a handful of games this season, and it made me wonder if he had the kind of team that is capable of playing that way. Forwards are often out of sync with the defensemen, which has led to an unusual amount of outnumbered situations. They turn the puck over at an alarming rate and have to defend off the rush, which is harder. They also rarely get the big save to bail out some of these errors.’
Hamilton: Are the Sabres capable of living up to expectations?