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Frustration Building In Buffalo

from John Vogl of the Buffalo News,

Will the fans put up with what they’re seeing? Will owner Terry Pegula? If so, for how long?

For a good chunk of the crowd in First Niagara Center, the answer was 40 minutes. There were rows and rows of empty seats as the third period began, the fans apparently deciding they had better ways to spend their time. The ones who stuck around did a lot of booing, and a significant number sustained a “Fire Darcy” chant.

It’s tough to blame the ones who left or booed.

“Do I blame them? No,” Sabres captain Thomas Vanek said. “The way we’ve been playing, I understand. It’s obviously been frustrating on our side, too.”

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