This afternoon’s FHL scoreboard reflects the second-place team from the West Division and League leader in (A) assists, (SOG) shots on goal, and (HIT) hits, team Buffalo Winter has taken a near insurmountable 42.6 points lead over the furthermost team in the division and League, Team Beaty.
In a lopsided interdivisional matchup and seeking to take over first place in the East Division, and the League leader in (G) goals Team Fitzgerald has built a 32.7 points lead over the overall League leader from the West Division, team Doughty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.
In the highly competitive East Division Team ALEX from the division basement has gone ahead of third place in the division, the League leader in (PPP) power play points, goaltender W wins and (SV) saves, team Downton Flyers by 2.3 points.
First place in the East Division, undefeated and earning the lowest (PA) points against, team Buffalo Sabres have uncharacteristically fallen behind at the halfway point of their weekly matchup to division opponent Team Beaulieu who has taken advantage of the division leader’s frozen roster.
The West Division’s struggle between fourth-place Team Iglesias and third-place Team Borowicz continues to skate on soft ice as they produce this week’s combined lowest points output with no help forthcoming as both team managers have eligible players on the bench for tonight’s games.
SABRES NEWS 2 KNOW
The Buffalo Sabres players were under the watchful eyes of their Mothers, as it seemed most of them were in attendance last night cheering on their young men and all donned the Blue & Gold home sweater.
The Sabres continue to impress and dazzle after the first 10 games of the regular season as they lead the league in goal differential during the third period, bolstered by youth, speed, unrelenting style of play, and goals, (second most in the League), lots of goals.
AROUND THE LEAGUE
The NHL has 26 teams in action tonight affording most team managers an opportunity to take advantage of the waiver wire, utilizing their watch list, ensure all eligible players are off the bench and into the lineup to build on their lead or endeavor to come from behind.