Tage Thompson is real, and he's spectacular
The vibes in Buffalo were immaculate to begin the season, with the Sabres coming out of the gate hot, winning four of their first five games, and seven of their first ten. Unfortunately things haven't gone quite as smoothly for them since. At the time of writing this piece, they've lost seven consecutive contests, getting outscored by an ugly 30 to 16 margin during that period of time.
It's obviously represented a massive step back for them after such an encouraging start, but these kinds of ups and downs are par for the course for a young team that's still a ways away from legitimately competing in a sustainable fashion. While it surely won't provide much solace for a fanbase that's understandably sick of waiting after going over a decade and counting without getting to experience any pla
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