Sabres seek end to bad streaks
Still searching for back-to-back victories
The Buffalo Sabres have a chance to get rid of a pair of illnesses Wednesday night in KeyBank Center.
They’re sick of losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
And they’re sick of not being able to win two games in a row for more than three months.
A pair of ugly streaks are at play here when the teams meet in what figures to be yet another quasi Leafs home game, with the building full of their fans.
“The games here against the Leafs are a lot of fun to play in,” Sabres winger Kyle Okposo said after practice Tuesday. “A lot of people from Toronto come down and I know we haven’t beaten these guys in a while so I’m really looking forward to a great test.”
Indeed, the Sabres have found no success against the Leafs in recent games. They’re 0-21 this season and in danger of going winless in a season series against Toronto for the first time since 1987. And their current four-game losing streak against Toronto (0-3-1) is their longest since a five-gamer in 1972.