The never-ending shootout debate

Updated: November 3, 2006, 4:15 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

When the Buffalo Sabres were still undefeated and shooting for a league record for the fastest start, the asterisk geeks came out of hiding. While they're not necessarily curmudgeonly, they perhaps are the offspring of those who said if Roger Maris didn't pull it off in 154 games, he deserved the asterisk treatment.

The Sabres won three of their first four games in shootouts, beating Carolina, Montreal and Detroit.

For co-captain Chris Drury, it was akin to pitching in the Little ...

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