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Buffalo Sabres fans aren’t happy, and understandably so.
The last time their team won a game away from home, most people were still putting up their Christmas trees, and they’ve taken just 14 points from 22 games since the start of December. They’re conceding goals like their lives depend upon it (19 in the last four games) and have had no luck at all finding someone not named Thomas Vanek or Jason Pominville to put the puck in the back of the net.
They’re a Hindenburg-level disaster this season, after the organization and fans spent a whole summer fixated on what they were duped into believing would be a earnest, deep run into the Stanley Cup playoffs. The excitement built around that team, which was good but not great t…