It’s going to be a long year for Sabre fans as they are still on pace for aproximately zero wins and 82 goals over the 82 game season. This Sabres team is going to struggle all season and for now the leaders are saying the right things. For now that is, let’s see if they still are in two months when they are the worst team in the league bar none.
Originally posted on ProHockeyTalk:
After Monday’s 2-1 loss to Minnesota, the Buffalo Sabres are now 0-6-1 in seven games. They’ve scored at a league-low rate of just one goal per contest. Their top goalie Ryan Miller and most dangerous forward Thomas Vanek will see their contracts expire next summer. Despite all of this doom and gloom, the Sabres insist they’re not quitting.
Publicly, at least.
Outspoken and controversial pest Steve Ott said all the right things to the team’s Web site.