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How did the Sabres do tonight?

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The Buffalo Sabres put in an absolutely miserable performance for about 57 minutes against a hungry Detroit Red Wings team that is fighting for the playoffs. But then once the Sabres were down 3-0, they kicked into gear and scored two quick, late goals to make it 3-2. First Zemgus Girgensons beat Jimmy Howard out of nowhere to pull one back, and then Sam Reinhart rifled home a one-timer that Howard didn't even bother turning up for.

However, they failed to find the equalizing goal despite a couple of good looks at goal. In all honesty though, Buffalo was thoroughly outplayed for most of the game, and were lucky that it wasn't much worse.

Thank you folks for voting after the last Sabres game, against the Jets. Looks like most people enjoyed this 5-pt Google Forms format, so we'll give it another go today. Voting is pretty simple, rate the following players from a scale of 1(poor) to 5 (amazing), and click submit when you're done.