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Gleason: After grit and game as GM for a day

From the Buffalo News’ Bucky Gleason:

Anyone can look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ incredible run to the Stanley Cup finals and rationalize about the Sabres being equally capable of doing the same. The Flyers provided evidence that anything can happen if a team comes together at the right time and has everything fall into place.

The Sabres finished four spots ahead of the Flyers in the conference standings. The Sabres had much better goaltending, which is huge in the postseason. They had more depth than the Flyers did. Buffalo, if it had beaten Boston, also would have had home-ice advantage after Washington and New Jersey were knocked out.

So it easily could have been Buffalo in the finals, right? Well, it’s not that simple.

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