After giving up a key shorthanded goal in Thursday's loss to Montreal, Robin Lehner gave up two in a span of 50 seconds on Saturday against the New York Islanders and a total of three goals in 1:47 before being pulled in favor of Chad Johnson in 6-3 loss.
Puck management has been a problem for the Buffalo Sabres all season. Most of the time their goaltenders bail them out. But against the New York Islanders on Sunday on Family Appreciation Day the Sabres shortcomings were glaring in a 4-2 loss.
Captain Brian Gionta's second goal of the game in overtime gave the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night in the Sabres' final game of the season. Defenseman Mark Pysyk found Gionta all alone in front of Islanders goaltender Christopher Gibson and Gio…
The Sabres are starting to get results from their hard work. Last night in New York they won their second straight game with a 2-1 victory against the Islanders. Both Buffalo goals came in the third period after they had fallen behind 1-0.
For all the criticism Buffalo Sabres general manager Darcy Regier gets, he's pulled off some pretty good trades. The one that sends winger Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders falls into that category.