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Sabres Top Lightning
Sabres Top Lightning
It took four tries, but the Buffalo Sabres finally found a way to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning. And it was a pretty impressive team effort. Jack Eichel and Cody Franson each had a goal and an assist while Chad Johnson stopped 30 of 31 shots in a 4-1 win.  Johnson made some spectacular saves in Buffalo's fourth win in the last five games.
Shut Out In Tampa
Shut Out In Tampa
After winning three in a row and six of their last seven, the Buffalo Sabres reverted to some of the ugliness they've been accustomed to playing and it cost them badly against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.  The Sabres gave up three goals in the second period sandwiched between a goal in both the first and third periods and the Lightning cruised to a 5-0 win to avenge their loss in Buf
Sabres Weekend Sweep
Sabres Weekend Sweep
Four points out of the final playoff spot with five games left to play and some of the Sabres still believe they can make the playoffs.  That's what they say publicly anyway.  Their chances are miniscule, but if they had played most of the season like they did in back to back games over the weekend they'd likely be in the thick of it.