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The Buffalo Sabres are struggling, and there have been recent rumors that owner Terry Pegula is looking to shake things up. Goaltender Ryan Miller’s name has been thrown into those rumors due to his below-average performance this season. But should the Sabres deal Miller? Carolyn and I debate…No, trading a franchise netminder won’t help BuffaloBy Ryan PorthThe Sabres may be struggling and underachieving, and Miller may be having the worst season of his career, but that’s no reason to trade away their franchise goalie.There is an array of reasons why the Sabres are on outside of the Eastern Conference’s top eight right now. Rarely have they been able to play with a full lineup, as the injury bug has constantly bit them this year. The defense in front of Miller (and backup Jhonas Enroth) has been wildly inconsistent despite the off-season upgrades.Ever since Miller went down with a concussion in Boston on Nov. 12, the Sabres have not won two games in a row. At the time they were...
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