The trick for Sabres fans is living with a subpar team while hoping for a major treat at year's end.
What better time to express that than Halloween?
Lake View resident Zach Morrisey and his family are lighting their pumpkin with next season's draft in mind. They clearly hope Connor McDavid and/or Jack Eichel are in Buffalo in 2015.
It's certainly quite the jack-o'-lantern. Or is it a connor-o'-lantern?