Buffalo Sabres: The Making of a Contender Part 2 of 3, Forward Thinking

December 19th, 2010 by Wayne Morgan Leave a reply »

The Buffalo Sabres: A Contender In The Making continues on with the next article in the series. Welcome to part 2 of 3, an overall look at the Sabres' offense, its short comings and what can be done to address any needs to plug the holes in the dam, so to speak.

There is a great deal of information to cover in this article and there will be a great deal of speculation and conjecture on the part of many readers. One thing is absolutely certain, The Buffalo Sabres' forwards (12 of the 23 man roster) are on life support. There is near zero secondary scoring from lines two, three or four and what is probably the most concerning of all is the lack of depth at the Center position, either with the big club or in the development pipeline. Let us begin this journey into the Sabres' offense with clear minds. We're going to need it given the woes of this team of late...............

Derek Roy - ($4 million, 2 yrs)

Thomas Vanek - ($7,142,857, 3 yrs)

These two players are a deadly duo and are leading the Sabres in points and goals respectively. We are all aware of their play together over the years. The one thing sorely lacking i ...

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