Tonight, the Buffalo Sabres begin their quest for the Stanley Cup against the New York Islanders.
Of course, you all know what this means. It’s time for:
Tim Connolly Watch 2007
Last year, Buffalo center Tim Connolly scored 5 goals and 6 assists during the ’06 Stanley Cup Playoffs until a vicious hit one minute into Game 2 of the Eatern Conference Finals sidelined him for an entire year. He’s been reactivated just in time for the playoffs, and his return is one of the reasons why Buffalo is one of the favorites to win the cup this year.
I’ll be keeping track of his progress during this year’s playoffs, just as I had last year. Hopefully he’ll be able to play through the entire postseason this time around.