Sabres Fool Themselves With Nonchalance

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In the deserted dressing room after the game, Sabres captain Craig Rivet backtracked from a message he delivered the other day and invented a new one. Rivet had been one of the heroes after scoring the winner in Game One but suggested afterward the Bruins were actually the better team.

Rivet has been around the block a few times, so perhaps he was trying to make sure his teammates didn't get too full of themselves. Or maybe he was simply telling the truth, acknowledging that the Bruins easily could have won the first game had it not been for all- world goaltender Ryan Miller.

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