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At age 32, Kane has lifted a team that was expected to be where the Sabres are into a strong position in the Central Division.
"Now the GM needs to do something – anything – to fix a team that is nothing short of disgraceful," writes Mike Harrington.
At $6 million per season, it has to be about numbers. Okposo had just nine goals last season and has now gone over a year without scoring.
Former New York Rangers goalie and current MSG Network analyst Steve Valiquette called the Sabres "dreadful" late Tuesday night.
The Sabres lost 3-2 to the Rangers in Madison Square Garden Tuesday night.
Two goals are better than none. But they still weren't enough to the get the Sabres a win Tuesday night in the opener of their five-game road trip.
The Bisons won't play in Sahlen Field until May.
The Sabres are watching how all of their players react to their compressed schedule but seem particularly concerned about its impact on young players.
The Sabres' shutout streak is at 125 minutes, 47 seconds heading into tonight's game.