Breaking Bad Hab-Its: Buffalo Beats Montreal in Shootout

March 24th, 2010 by Spencer Timkey Leave a reply »
Excuse me, Dr. Frankenstein?

Could you make a trip to HSBC Arena and screw the heads back on every Buffalo Sabre except Ryan Miller?

Right from Andrei Kostitsyn's goal at 19:19 of the first period, this game looked to be over.

The Montreal Canadiens, in a brutal dog-fight to stay in the playoff picture, came in to HSBC Arena like a pack of hungry wolves.

Buffalo looked like a fat-and-happy grandfather after a Thanksgiving feast.

The Sabres seemed slow and lethargic—not the team that won three in a row on the road. Passes overshot their targets and shots rang wide. To add to the list of woes, Buffalo took four penalties in a row, starting with Derek Roy going to the box for hooking. Montreal enjoyed almost eight minutes of the man advantage in the second period, outshooting Buffalo 8-1 in that span.

Buffalo's defensemen were caught time and time again rushing into the offensive zone—only to give up the puck and have the Habs break out on numerous 2-on-1's.

Unfortunately for the Canadiens, Buffalo has the best goaltender in the world protecting the net&md ...

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