After what appeared to be a promising start under new coach Phil Housley, the Buffalo Sabres already have their backs against the wall.
That's what a 6-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night -- where the Sabres allowed two short-handed goals -- will do.
The Sabres (0-1-1) will look to get back on track in a matinee game at home against the New Jersey Devils (3 p.m. ET) on Monday.
"You play a lot of games in this league," Sabres center Jack Eichel said, according to the team's website. "You've got to learn from something like this, but as quickly as you learn from it you've got to put it behind you because New Jersey's a good team and we're going to have our hands full at home. It's a must-win game right now." >> Read More.
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