One of the things that shocks me about the comparisons to last year is that sabres fans are convinced that they bode well for them. There is a lot of talk of the slugs having whipped the sens last year. Keep in mind that they won 3 games in OT and victimized a rookie goalie for 3 goals on 4 shots. That Ray Emery doesn't exist. Neither does the Andrej Meszaros that freaking fell down on the first OT goal.
And the hunger that drove the sabres to a team record points total last season and the beginning of this season has slowly melted away over the course of the second half of the season and the first two rounds of the playoffs. The talk of them being able to flip a switch? BS. If making it to the playoffs doesn't improve your play then being in the third round won't help rouse the slugs from their slumber. And if it does, just pour beer on them, that kills them.
So here's your in-game thread. Don, Jay, and I will probably miss most if not all of the game/chatting so keep it clean-ish (as clean as it gets) and for God's sake don't leave AGQ and jared alone again!