Originally written April 03, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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After a rough weekend for the Sabres, when so many aspects of the team’s performance were worthy of scrutiny, the local sports talk radio station spent about 99% of its airtime yesterday talking about the backup goaltender. Sportswriters pounced on another opportunity to trash Ryan Miller, and antagonist fans with an unconditional disdain for the franchise netminder ate it right up, other factors of equal or greater concern be damned. Is it unworthy of discussion that Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville failed to register a shot on goal in a must win game on Saturday at the Air Canada Centre? Is it unimportant that the Pens and Leafs went a combined 3 for 5 on the power play while Buffalo put up a goose egg given the same number of chances? Did anyone raise their eyebrows at Cody Hodgson being pointless and a -4 over these two monumental games? Nope, nary a word about any of this.  Many fans, writers, and radio pros seemed overcome with a state of tunnel vision where all that mat...
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