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Vanek Speaks on the Playoffs, Injury

Fans aren’t the only ones down in the dumps right now. “Just a few words about the playoffs. It’s really frustrating. We missed a great chance in game 6 at home. Just a few minutes and we would be preparing … Continue reading

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Vanek Stakes Claim on Sabres Captaincy

Technically, he isn’t the Sabres’ captain. Despite Vanek’s glorious overtime goal last night, I do not see Lindy Ruff throwing a “C” on Thomas Vanek’s jersey anytime soon.  No, Ruff might think it distracting to change anything about the hottest … Continue reading

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“X” Marks the Spot for Gerbe, Vanek, and the Sabres

I love the smell of playoffs in the morning. The goal scored to give the Sabres the crucial point in the standings to clinch the playoffs was quite a shot in the arm.  In fact, it was quite a shot. … Continue reading

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Buffalo Sabres Playoff Talk, and a Dirty, Dirty Confession

Before we talk playoffs, I have a confession to make. By the quarter mark of the regular season, I had given up on the year.  “Fair enough,” you say?  “They had that 5 game losing streak in October,” you add? … Continue reading

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Sabres 3-0-1 on Season Defining Road Trip: is Lord Stanley Suddenly Within Reach?

Buffalo74 touched on the importance of this road trip before. By the end of this sojourn, the Sabres will have played 7 straight road games – by the time they do return home, at last, to face off against the … Continue reading

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Sabres Hexed by Carolina Voodoo

Hockey players are a superstitious lot.  I am not saying that they are up there with the likes of Pedro Cerrano, but it seemed as if someone definitely put a hex over the Sabres’ sticks last night. In the 1st … Continue reading

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Rob Niedermayer’s Jersey Misspelled, Again

It looks like the Buffalo Sabres had Rob Niedermayer’s name spelled incorrectly on the back of his jersey again last night.  I am certain that I saw it, at least 18 times. In fact, the goal-less Niedermayer was a healthy … Continue reading

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