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Steve Ott of the Buffalo Sabres thinks so in a story from Dan Rosen of NHL.com on division and conference realignment.
But are they still considered a powerhouse or does their legacy allow the use of that word to continue?
I instead would use the words "legitimate Stanley Cup contender" or "consistently the best team over the last 20 years".
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Since bursting on the scene with a 48-point rookie season, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers has staged one of the most dramatic statistical collapses in recent NHL memory.He slipped 37 points the following season, then 23 points in 55 games 2011-12 and just eight in 39 games last season. Try as he might, long-time Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff could not revive.Now Ron Rolston is...
On 2011, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the NY Rangers in the championship game at the Traverse City Prospects Tournament to claim their first ever T-City title.
On Friday afternoon, the Sabres and Rangers will face off again in Traverse City.
The Sabres enter the game with a win in the bag, having beaten the Blue Jackets 3-2 on Thursday afternoon.
Per the Sabres,
Chad Ruhwedel will not play in Traverse City today due to an upper body injury.
Freddy Roy will sit out and be replaced by Kevin Sundher.
Johan Larsson will wear the "C"
Connor Knapp will start in goal vs Carolina today.
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I got into a bit of an interesting discussion a couple of days back concerning a few of the current defensemen on the Buffalo Sabres roster, and because it's a weekend in early-September, I thought it a decent time to address it (and, bring attention to a larger point that really applies league-wide for every team).
I think the initial...