Buffalo Sabres season preview

10/2/2006 - NHL Buffalo Sabres

There's bound to be a bit of a drop-off for the Sabres, but not a big one. They'll drop to third in the Northeast Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference.

BUZZ FACTORStock UpStock up. This is a team that's gone from bankruptcy and irrelevance to the hottest ticket in town. By the end of the playoffs, the city was alive in an unprecedented fashion and the HSBC Arena an absolutely rockin' place.