It’s time for some Sabres trivia. Which of the following players, over his past 30 games, has scored the fewest points: Ville Leino, Thomas Vanek, Tyler Myers, Derek Roy or Drew Stafford?
Give yourself a stick tap if you said Vanek.
Buffalo’s most talented and highest paid forward is slumping. The Sabres are on an 11-3-3 surge that has elevated them into the playoff hunt, but Vanek has only managed to put up 6 points in that span.
Going back a bit further, here are the numbers over the past 30 games for Sabres forwards who are on the team in large part due to their scoring ability:
Not only does Vanek have fewer points in his last 30 games than Ville Leino, he also has less than defensemen Tyler Myers (6-9-15) and Christian Ehrhoff (3-11-14).
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