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05-24-2013, 05:00 PM
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Several Buffalo Sabres prospects experienced extended post-seasons in 2012-13

After finishing last in the Northeast Division for the first time since 2004 and missing the playoffs for the second consecutive season, the Buffalo Sabres are hitting the reset button. The first move was saying goodbye to head coach Lindy Ruff after 1,165 games behind the bench, then shipping captain Jason Pominville to the Minnesota Wild for two prospects and two picks.

The futures of mainstays such as Thomas Vanek and Ryan Miller are uncertain, and even less so for recent free agent signings such as Christian Ehrhoff, who have so far failed to live up the billing. Climbing back to the top of the Eastern Conference will be a bumpy journey and head coach Ron Rolston will also have to overcome a learning curve of his own as a first-time NHL bench boss.… read more


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