After watching last nights Sabre performance against the New York Islanders, I came away with one theory. People in my beloved city worry WAY too much.
Watching the reaction of some people around Buffalo Wild Wings, you would think we just lost Game 5 to Carolina all over again. People swearing up and down cursing their performance and telling the team on the screen to wake up. I get in the forums here and see people yelling the same thihgs, crititcizing players and saying this kind of attitude wont take you far
To those people, I say this, BACK AWAY FROM THE PANIC BUTTON. It is Game 2 of the first round. Were the Isles good last night? Absolutely, they came out way more hungry for this game and had the boost of getting their star netminder back. By the time Buffalo started to get it going, it was too late.
But there is no point in panicking at this point, especially about a team that has come back from two goals down 10 times this season and had the leagues best record. We lost one game in a seven game series. All that means is you know win 3 of 5, with 3 of them at home at a raucuous HSBC Arena.
So people, dont get too worked up about the Sabres play. Its one game in a best of seven. Things will turn around.