Buffalo Sabres Need a Star

December 24th, 2009 by Steve Bukowski Leave a reply »
Okay, let me rephrase my headline.

"Buffalo Sabres Need a Star (Who Isn't a Goaltender or Defenseman)".

First and foremost, I would like to say that I am incredibly pleased with the way that the Sabres' season has gone thus far. Buffalo is atop the Northeast Division, third in the Eastern Conference, and boasts one of the best defenses in the league.

I'm also incredibly happy with some players on the team, such as star netminder Ryan Miller, and even his backup Patrick Lalime.

Rookie sensation Tyler Myers has been absolutely stellar this season, and is picking up the more ice time per game than any other rookie in the league. He's been a cornerstone on the blue and gold's defense.

Clarke MacArthur has impressed this season also, with a team-high 10 goals this season.

And that's when I start to worry, after typing that sentence.

"...a team-high 10 goals..."

And that sentence is why I'm writing this article. Again, I am not complaining or being pessimistic, I would just like to point this issue out.

League leaders in scoring include Gaborik, Marleau, Ovechkin, Crosby, etc...and ...

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