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Through six games of the Buffalo Sabres season we’ve Lindy Ruff’s crew commit egregious errors in defensive zone coverage several times a game, in virtually every game.  More times than not these mistakes have ended up in the twine behind Ryan Miller, and Buffalo has dropped four straight contests as a result.  Are these missteps a sign of a team that is in a slump, and hasn’t yet begun to play their best hockey?  Or are these mistakes part of what we should expect game in and game out from this team because they are simply mediocre? There are two ways to score in this league, you can use skill and outperform your opponent on a particular shift, or you can out work them and capitalize off of their mistake.  Every team is going to get beat by skill once and awhile, but far too often the Sabres have been victims of the latter instance.  It’s also for that reason that I believe this team truly is better than what we’ve seen thus far, and at some point, even if it’s too late, they’ll tu...
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