BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Wednesday was supposed to be a day off for the Sabres players. Instead, they put in a full work-out and video session, trying to find some way to snap out of this slump.
Buffalo has lost seven of the last eight games after starting the season with two wins.
"We know we're digging out of a hole," said Head Coach Lindy Ruff. "There was lots of stuff to go over."
The Sabres rank last in the league in faceoffs, winning just 41.3% of their draws - a full 4% worse than the next-to-last team. Buffalo also ranks last in goals-against average at 3.70.
"Slowly cleaning up little areas," said goalie Ryan Miller. "When we do address something, it does get better. Seem to be a lot of things to address right now."
The Sabres host Montreal Thursday night at 7pm.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
It looks like all of the snow may have kept some people from getting to Thursday night’s Kissmas Bash on time.