So what if your favorite hockey team has... ...missed the playoffs two straight years? ...not made a splash in free agency for even longer? ...let not one but TWO team captains walk away without compensation? ...never quite shaken the identity of the red-headed stepchild of a city that sometimes seems cursed, and not just sports-wise? Does that mean another wasted season? Fear not, Sabres fans. There is reason to not be ashamed for being optimistic. All you need to enjoy a spot in the playoffs is affirmative answers to the following questions. 1) Can Tim Connolly stay healthy? Say what you might about a player who was received in trade for the incredibly-popular Michael Peca way back when...when he's on the ice, the man can play.
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