Heading into the NHL’s league-mandated bye week, the Buffalo Sabres came off of a big 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at KeyBank Center last Thursday night. After the five days off to rest and relax for a bit, the team is back in Buffalo and gearing up for a matchup with the New York Rangers this Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
Through the first 44 games of the season, the Sabres have been one of the worst teams in the NHL with an 11-24-9 record, and sit dead last in the Eastern Conference standings. Buffalo also comes out of the bye as the lowest scoring team in the league, averaging just 2.25 goals per-game and 99 goals total. Read More