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Buffalo fans embrace tanking, cheer for Coyotes over Sabres

Buffalo fans embrace tanking, cheer for Coyotes over Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are the worst team in the NHL, and for now, their fans are happy to cheer for opponent goals if that's what it takes to get them the top overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The Sabres lost to the Arizona Coyotes, 4-3, in overtime Thursday, which isn't surprising in itself for a team that's now lost 46 games and has just 48 points on the season, but their home crowd's reaction to the loss sure was. "I've always spoken extremely high of our fans," Sabres defenseman Mike Weber said. "I don't even know if disappointed is the word....They scored the first one, our fans are cheering. Late penalty, they cheer. They cheer when...

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