Via Reddit Hockey
The Buffalo Sabres are the worst team in the league by a country mile, managing only 45 standings points in 69 games. But that doesn’t even begin to articulate just how stinky their eye-watering stank is.
Let’s use Alex Ovechkin as a comparison. He is one (1) hockey player. Before last night, the Russian machine, in some categories, had better offensive stats than the entire Buffalo Sabres line-up put together. That’s 18 hockey players, and our crazy, gray-haired Russian is better than all of them.
For instance, the line-up the Sabres iced last night had scored 26 goals in 2015, while Ovechkin has tallied 28. Ovechkin also has more power-play goals.
It's March 16. And #Caps Alex Ovechkin still has more power-play goals (21) than the entire #Sabres team (20). Insane.
— Mike Harrington (@ByMHarrington) March 16, 2015
That blows my mind.
Puck Daddy also made their own nice, little chart, which you need to see.
With all of these fun little factoids, it’s almost sad now that the Caps needed a shootout to pull out two points.
Anyways, the Sabres may very well have the last laugh. If they win the draft lottery in a couple of months, they’ll have the opportunity to select The Next One, Connor McDavid, at this year’s draft. And he likely will turn into the same type of player Ovechkin is now.
So let’s not feel too sorry for them.
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