THEY LOSE this one, it’s over. That’s what Peter Forsberg said before last night’s game, and on television, no less. When asked, he said he had to play better, too. No shirking of responsibility as this team’s free-agent messiah. No mumbo jumbo about just doing his part either, one of 18 guys, yada, yada, yada.
If the Buffalo Sabres are feeling the hot breath of the Flyers on their necks, they certainly didn’t look or talk that way as they peeled off their armor after their best-of-seven series lead was chopped to two games to one with last night’s 4-2 loss at the Wachovia Center.
Put away the brooms.
The Philadelphia Flyers might have played like a bunch of crumbs in Game Two, but they’re not yet ready to be swept into the dustpan of the NHL playoffs.
The Buffalo Sabres, showing signs of brushing aside their first-round opponents in four games, ran into a better team on Wednesday night in the Wachovia Center.