Found April 09, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
You have every reason to be angry. In fact, you should be angry. You should be downright pissed at the Buffalo Sabres. The season was a loss. A waste. An embarrassing travesty. The Sabres spent $65,360,369 on payroll -- the fourth largest in the NHL -- and missed out on the playoffs for the third time in five seasons. How could they get our hopes up so high, only to fall flat on their faces on countless occasions throughout that sorry excuse of a hockey season? Surely they'll just use their run from February to April to falsely justify the discontent hovering around the entire Blue and Gold fan base. If you follow me on Twitter, you were probably one of the multiple followers bashing me for being too damn happy about the Sabres not making the playoffs. "You're not a real Sabres fan," I heard. Excuse me for not burying my head underneath my arms to mourn the shortcomings of a bad hockey team. The truth is, I came to terms with the Sabres' poor quality ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

With Roy’s Criticism Of Ruff, Is It Time For Management To Think About A Change

Derek Roy criticized Lindy Ruff's coaching methods at locker clean out day The Sabres are heading into the 2012 offseason with far more questions than answers. The biggest question is what to do with their “core” group of players: Derek Roy, Thomas Vanek, Jason Pominville, and Ryan Miller. The player who made the most “controversial” remark at locker clean-out day Monday...

NHL Eastern Conference Previews, Part 1: Buffalo Sabres

It is once again time for the best playoffs AND sporting event in North American Sports. No, not the Super Bowl, you know it usually sucks, but The Stanley Cup Playoffs. 16 teams. Four rounds of best of seven. Blood, sweat, tears and missing teeth. Chris Pronger once almost died in the playoffs, shame he pulled through. Due to the immensity of the project, we simply can’t cover...

Jon apologizes to Buffalo

After the Bruins 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres, Jon went a bit overboard during his recap of the game when he decided to do a eulogy instead.Buffalo fans were already really upset that those nefarious Flyers had already ended their season and were hoping their scrappy team could exact a small measure of revenge by defeating the Bruins in the season finally while Ryan Miller...

A Wasted Year

from John Vogl of the Buffalo News, There are seasons when it’s understandable and even OK to miss the playoffs. Teams can use their also-ran status as a learning experience that will benefit the organization in the long run. Not the Buffalo Sabres. Not this year. There’s no way to rationalize a playoff absence. There’s nothing to be learned by a roster full of players in...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.