The Sabres Observer
Entries with the tag: top sabres of all time
What started out as a debate on Phil Housley not being selected as one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players of All Time turned into this piece.
I made it clear on hockey twitter that I agreed with Housley not making the list, mentioning that the offensive defenseman isn't even one of the top ten greatest Sabres.
A number of disgruntled fans, most of whom likely never saw Housley play and based their opinions on stats from a career points leaders list, found fault with this and asked for my All-Time Sabres Top Ten.
I accept this challenge head-on, with a caveat that I can only narrow it down to twelve. I can't in good conscience take any more Sabres greats off the list. It's perfect just the way it is.
In the spirit of this weekend's format of the NHL Greatest 100, these legends are unranked but sorted by era.
This is the #SabresDozen -- the 12 Greatest Buffalo Sabres of All Time: