We lost to Detroit and yeah I understand that it was an important game and it would have been nice to win and all but seriously before tonight we won 4 in a row one of the longest winning steaks we’ve had all season. Let’s face it though Detroit is 3rd in the league it wasn’t exactly a no brainer that we were going to lose and that’s not just me being negative. We played last night, Detroit didn’t and if the first two periods of last night’s game were any indication we were tired or just not trying hard enough to win although we somehow squeaked by with a win. If we were having that much of a problem against the Rangers it was almost a guarantee that were going to have an even bigger problem against an even better team (aka Detroit).
I have to say that I didn’t watch much of the game mainly because I was standing in a crowded bar with fellow bloggers discussing hockey related things (most of the time). It was also hard to watch the game with no sound because the bar was also showing the football games that were on tonight so the sound for the Sabres game was turned down so as not to distract the other patrons from watching grown men tackle each other over possession of a pig skin (not that I’m dissing football, I just think that hockey is more interesting but I’ve got to be PC here I couldn’t risk pissing someone off but then again it’s our blog we can do what we will with it anyways back to hockey).
When the Sabres scored I almost let myself believe that maybe we could pull it off (yay Derek Roy) but once again it is the Sabres curse to get your hopes up only to have them dashed at the last second, or the last 3 minutes, which was how long it took Detroit to take a game that was relatively evenly matched to a game that was most certainly a Detroit win.
Even though the Sabres lost I still had fun tonight it was nice meeting everyone and being able to put faces with blogs. Now I’m off to bed to get ready for my return to the academic world on Monday I’ve got to get all the sleep I can because once school starts it’s going to be in short supply.