Found March 22, 2012 on Buffalo Wins:
So, here we sit, Sabres fans. Tied with the Washington Capitals for the eighth and final playoff spot with eight games left to play. The Buffalo Sabres may not make the playoffs when it's all said and done, and yet, everything still seems so surreal -- again. That's because the Sabres have once again overcome insurmountable odds -- for the second year in a row -- by climbing out of the basement of the Eastern Conference to compete for a playoff spot. We all know last year's story. The 2010/11 Sabres were a dysfunctional disaster before Terry Pegula swooped in to propel the team into the playoffs. This year's installment is both eerily similar and incredibly different. The Sabres found themselves floundering at the bottom of the conference, residing as low as 15th at one point, but since Feb. 17, the team has gone 11-2-3, bringing them back to the surface, in contention for a playoff spot yet again. When you look back to last season, one overriding factor ultimate...
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