Joe Sakic kept the Avalanche thinking they can be the third team to overcome a three games to none deficit.
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Almost every playoff pairing features a good rivalry that will only get stronger after the puck is dropped.
The Sabres have three games to make up three points on the Islanders for the final playoff spot in the East.
Alexei Yashin's ice time has been drastically cut, making him the highest-paid fourth-liner in the NHL.
Rick DiPietro's stellar play has Islanders followers wondering if he can be the key to playoff success.
New York is facing a collapse not seen since ... well, last season, as Buffalo makes a late-season charge.