Sabers hope to keep away from being swept away by Islanders
The Buffalo Sabers have misplaced six in a row, together with their final two on the New York Islanders. Buffalo misplaced 5-2 in every of its first two video games towards the Islanders within the three-game collection. The Sabers are 0-5-0 towards New York thus far this season.
Sabers common supervisor Kevyn Adams just lately criticized the crew for his or her underperformance. He held a press convention Friday afternoon, the day after Buffalo’s 5-2 loss to the Islanders on Thursday night time. The Sabers failed to supply a greater outcome yesterday, dropping their second straight recreation by a rating of 5-2.
The Sabers rapidly noticed their season take a downward spiral. Buffalo is not simply 12 factors out of a playoff berth and final within the Japanese Division, additionally they discover themselves on the backside of the NHL. In 22 video games performed, the Sabers have solely 15 factors.
Not like Buffalo, the Islanders have been taking part in very well recently. They’ve received six of their final seven video games, their solely loss being to the Penguins in extra time. New York took unique possession of first place within the Japanese Division with 32 factors with its victory over the Sabers yesterday.
Many individuals are shocked that Buffalo has but to fireplace head coach Ralph Krueger. However it seems just like the group nonetheless has religion in him to vary their season. Contemplating the way in which issues have unfolded over the previous few weeks, there would not appear to be a lot likelihood of a fast turnaround.
Date: March 7
Time: 12:00 p.m.
The place: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
TV broadcast: NBC
Radio: Sabers Radio Community (channels differ by metropolis, see record right here)
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