Posted October 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Buffalo Sabres have the NHL's worst record, and they'll try to shed their winless label at home Monday night against the Minnesota Wild. It's been all about a lack of offense for the Sabres (0-5-1), who are looking to avoid matching the worst start in franchise history. They went winless in seven straight to open the 1990-91 and 1999-2000 seasons. This Buffalo club has a league-low six goals and has been outshot in every game, including a 40-29 margin in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Chicago. The Sabres, the only team yet to reach two points though no club has played more games, have scored more than a goal once in six contests. "It puts a lot of emphasis in the backside and you can't make any mistakes," goaltender Ryan Miller said. "We've got to try to find a way to earn our goals and find a way to score." The bad start has been no fault of Miller's. He has a .941 save percentage and a 2.29 goals-against average to go with his 0-4-0 ...
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