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Behind The Bench: Road losses dash Sabres' playoff hopes

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On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the team's collapse on a four-game western road trip, in which they lost all four games. The losses dashed any remaining hopes of ending their soon-to-be nine-year playoff drought. Star forward Jack Eichel struggled mightily out west, possibly indicating he's playing with an injury. How will the team finish over the last month of the season and what will the coming weeks mean for the future of General Manager Jason Botterill?

You can read Bill Hoppe's articles at his Buffalo Hockey Beat website and at BuffaloNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @BillHoppeNHL.

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