The team that almost won it all. The team that surprised everyone. The 1998-99 Sabres were the pride of Buffalo and a hope after the early 90’s Bills couldn’t win a championship.
A roster of overachievers and deadline pickups produced a lot of excitement and fun. Plenty of grit and defense led to a heart-and-soul contender that was a precursor to teams like the 2006-07 Anaheim Ducks.