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Chasing Joe Thornton

I am sure the Buffalo Sabres are happy to get ouf of San Jose with a shootout win, but they may want to work on their defensivezone  coverage...

 

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sjketcheson's avatar

Screenshot looks like an optical illusion! Oh Buffalo…!

Posted by sjketcheson from the floor of the Hasek on 11/06/13 at 08:30 AM ET

redxblack's avatar

“Play the man, not the puck”

Fundamentals 101

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 11/06/13 at 11:37 AM ET

bezukov's avatar

I hate Joe Thornton.

Posted by bezukov from the kids are alright. on 11/06/13 at 12:07 PM ET

clownfat's avatar

Oh come on… that was awful, but ALL teams do this once in a while, get caught chasing, it isn’t like this is standard procedure for Buffalo and if I recall correctly San Jose didn’t even score on that offensive zone time. Sure they aren’t winning games but for the most part they aren’t being blown out either. Their real issue has been scoring goals not preventing them. How many times have they been shut out this season already?

Posted by clownfat on 11/06/13 at 01:28 PM ET

redxblack's avatar

If they wanted to shore up offensive firepower, trading Vanek was a “really brilliant move.”

(sarcastic air quotes)

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 11/06/13 at 01:39 PM ET

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