2010 NHL Playoffs: Buffalo Sabres Ready for Stanley Cup Run

April 15th, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »

After two straight seasons with no playoffs, the Buffalo Sabres have finally returned to the postseason and are primed for a Stanley Cup run.

The Sabres are being overlooked by a lot of teams and critics, which may bode well for the club.

“That’s kind of what we want, to come in and surprise teams,” Sabres’ leading-scorer Derek Roy told ESPN.com.

Buffalo has not been the roller coaster of a team it was known for being in the past two seasons. While the team did go on one or two lengthy losing streaks, they were fairly steady all season.

“We’ve tried to keep an even keel all year long and not let the highs get too high and the lows get too low,” Roy said. “We’ve had a consistent season, and we’re trying to bring that into the playoffs.”

Buffalo has been plagued by a few injuries as of late. Tim Connolly, Joch ...

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