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October surprise / A slow start for Sabres

Date / Result / Skinny

Oct. 5 / Islanders 6, Sabres 4 / Scored first and third goals of six-goal first period but never led again.

Oct. 6 / Islanders 3, Sabres 2 / Scored only goal of first period but gave up next three.

Oct. 11 / Sabres 6, Thrashers 0 / Best first period of season with three goals.

Oct. 13 / Sabres 7, Capitals 3 / Allowed only goal of first period before blitzing Caps with four-goal second.

Oct. 15 / Sabres 5, Leafs 4 (OT) / The Leafs scored at 15:33 of the first period, led 2-0 after two and didn't fall behind until Ales Kotalik scored in OT for the Sabres.

Oct. 19 / Blue Jackets 3, Sabres 0 / Michael Peca opened scoring 6:31 into the second period.

Oct. 20 / Canadiens 4, Sabres 2 / Trailed, 1-0, after first period after giving up goal at 2:34.

Oct. 24 / Hurricanes 6, Sabres 2 / Gave up first goal 38 seconds in and never led.

Oct. 26 / Sabres 4, Panthers 2 / Allowed first goal 1:45 into game and trailed, 2-1, entering third period.

Oct. 27 / Sabres 4, Lightning 3 (OT) / Trailed, 2-0, after giving up two goals in first five minutes of second period and never led until Thomas Vanek scored in OT.

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