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No Pity Party In Ottawa Tonight

The Buffalo Sabres’ lack of sympathy for the misfortunes of the free falling Ottawa Senators should be in full display tonight at Scotiabank Place. 

The streaking Sabres need every point they can get, and if that means figuratively kicking their already wounded division rival in the stomach on their way out the door towards the All-Star break, then so be it.

In their last 12 games, the Sabres are 8-3-1 while the Sens are 1-8-3.  Ottawa will start Brian Elliott, who is winless in his last 10 starts, in goal tonight.

Still, it’s not like the Sabres don’t have issues of their own.  They need to win this one just to get within four points of eighth place.  The defense is still shaky.  To be honest, not a whole lot of fans and media here are taking the streak too seriously.

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