Following the Buffalo Sabres crushing loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in their previous game the big question entering Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers was how would the Sabres respond? Would they come with a new determination? Or would they crash and burn?
Quite possibly the Buffalo Sabres have turned the corner. Since the first of the year they've taken seven of a possible eight points against some good hockey teams including Tuesday night's 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Buffalo Sabres were cruising along with a 3-0 lead against the Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday night until they ran into penalty trouble in the third period. The Flyers responded with three straight power play goals to tie the score, then won it in a shoot out for a 4-3 victory.
What does it say when the best player on the ice is a rookie playing in his first game in the National Hockey League? It says you have a team without leadership, chemistry, fortitude and seemingly a team without pride. The Buffalo Sabres inserted 20-year old Williamsville native Justin Bailey into the lineup for Thursday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and he made his mark with phys
While the Ottawa Senators' home game was postponed Wednesday because of the tragedy at Canada's Parliament, the rest of the NHL carried on with league games. In a touching tribute the Canadian national anthem was performed in Pittsburgh at the Flyers-Penguins game...
It was a night where nothing went the way of the Buffalo Sabres. The Philadelphia Flyers came out determined to end a 3-game losing streak and like so many other teams have this season they did it at the expense of the Sabres 3-2.
It didn’t take long for the Philadelphia Flyers to cash in on some awful play by the Sabres Wednesday night. The Flyers scored three times in the first six and a half minutes and held on for a 3 to 2 win. After Lindy Ruff decided to pull Ryan Miller and replace him with Jonas Enroth the Sabres woke up and played a lot better, but they just couldn’t make up for the bad start.
It always seems to work out the same way for Buffalo teams - they come out on the short end. This year's Stanley Cup playoff series with the Philadelphia Flyers was no different. The Sabres allowed a goal in the final minute of the first period, then gave up two power play goals in the second period as Philadelphia built a 3-0 lead and it was just too big a mountain to climb. The Flyers beat th