The Buffalo Sabres have, as of late, made the Panthers look like, well kittens. The last meeting between these two games saw the Sabres jump to a very fast 3-0 lead inside the first five minutes of the game. It was the fastest goalie change I had ever seen in a hockey game.
The Sabres have won 11 out of the last 14 meetings againsts the Panthers; and look to put on their fourth four game winning streak of this young season.
Here are a couple of Florida based blog previews for tonights game.
Anyone who tunes into our weekly live podcast knows Frank Rekas from therattrick.com. Frank stepped in on the show and did a great job for us. See what he has to say about tonights game in his edition of gamenight.
I simply like the name of this SB Nation blog, merely because that is how the Panthers play – so the blog name is purrfect (okay – another lame kitten joke).
Having only made three playoff appearances in 16 seasons, a better logo for them might be:.
Oh look, they try to fight, but aren’t they just so dart cute in the basement?
Look for Miller to continue his Olympic caliber dominance tonight, as he is 6-1-0 with a 1.70 GAA in his last seven games against Florida, let alone the fact that he is the leagues 3rd star and leading the league in wins, save percentage, and goals against.
All kidding aside when joking about the Florida Panthers, they have been playing better as of late; however can find themselves out of this game quick if the Sabres can get into this game fast and furious – and take all of the pounce out of the Panthers.