Mar 7, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Tyler Ennis (63) and New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac (19) get into fight during overtime at the Prudential Center. New Jersey Devils defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in shootout. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

Buffalo Sabres - New Jersey Devils: Fan Chatter!

All right, Buffalo Sabres fans!

Last night, those of us who attended or watched the third installment of the grudge match between the Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Maple Leafs were treated to a great, exciting game.  The fact that the Sabres won in OT was just a part of the fun, because frankly, if the Sabres can compete that hard every single night from here on out, I won’t care if they don’t win another game.  (Sort of.)  Compete and be competitive, and let the chips fall where they may – it’s all I ask, Buffalo fans!

Having said that, I would love to see the Sabres be able to build off of last night’s success and give their confidence a boost by notching their second win in as many nights against the New Jersey Devils.  Last season, every single one of the three contests between these two teams required a shootout to decide a winner, with New Jersey winning two out of three.  New Jersey killed the Sabres with their aggressive forechecking last year, keeping the puck down at Buffalo’s end of the ice for stretches of time that resembled hours, not minutes.  Yeah, it was pretty painful to watch at times, but at least the games were close, which is what I’m looking for again tonight.

Questions to consider:

1. Matt Moulson has scored in consecutive games – can he get the hat trick of sorts tonight?

2. Ville Leino has been playing great hockey under Ted Nolan – the man deserves a goal?  What are the odds he gets one tonight?

3. Who scores first for the Sabres?

Answer these questions, or completely ignore them and freestyle – I don’t care!  Just join the conversation and have some fun with us!  Go Sabres!!!

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