For a team coming off of a disappointing loss to the San Jose Sharks on Saturday afternoon, practice for the Buffalo Sabres was noticeably loose on Sunday morning. According to coach Phil Housley, that was by design.
Housley has ample opportunity to work with the team at practice in the four days that separate the Sabres from their game in Arizona on Thursday. With that in mind, the coach used Sunday as an opportunity to rest some players and try to reset the mood of the team. Read more at sabres.nhl.com