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It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Buffalo Sabres.
Everyone on the team has been injured, it seems, and a lot of key players are out for a long time. Mike Weber's on the shelf indefinitely with an upper body injury; Tyler Myers is still weeks from coming back; Brad Boyes is on IR; Jordan Leopold missed a week, a number of other guys are questionable for tonight's game with Florida. At one point last week, they had nine guys missing (including Ryan Miller, one of the best goaltenders on the planet), which Coach Lindy Ruff said was the most he'd ever seen in the NHL. He's been with the Sabres almost straight through since 1979.
All of which is a long way of saying that if opposing teams could stop playing physical against the Sabres, it woul...