Sabres’ weird win might be a metaphor for their season
PHT’s view of the comeback win over the Leafs tonight. Definitely agree with a lot that was said in it. Take a look.
Originally posted on ProHockeyTalk:
If you’re the type of person who analogizes things constantly like me, the Buffalo Sabres’ comeback-filled 6-5 OT win against the Toronto Maple Leafs wasn’t shocking. Instead, it was really a microcosm of both teams’ seasons.
Toronto opened the game with a stunning 3-0 lead, much like they raced off out of the gates with a high-powered offense. Even Phil Kessel stuck to the script, supplying assists on all of those tallies.
Sabres fight back
Much like during this season’s rougher moments, the Buffalo Sabres could have thrown in the towel with that big deficit in mind – not to mention an endless deluge of Internet snark building – but they refused to do so. That being said, they sure didn’t make it look easy … unless you think they really have a flair for the dramatic.
Buffalo dominated the second period 2-0 with a 19-6 shot advantage. Things could…
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