Series Score, 2-2 WOOOOOOOOOOOO!

I freaking love this. I love the Sabres. I love going to these games. I love being so effing nervous that I forget to breath.  I love the feeling of my body trying to relax and recover from the stress of the game during the intermission.  I love the fact that I’m still buzzed with adrenaline an hour after the game ends. I love it when Lindy is proud in the postgame interview. I love it when Nathan Gerbe is a honey badger. I love it when Mike Grier gets a scoring chance. I love it when Goose puts his head down and pumps his arms and skates as fast as he can. I love it when Tyler Myers knocks Briere over, repeatedly. I love it when Sabretooth has his little drum. I love the little “ding ding” sound that the ticket readers make as they scan the tickets. I love trying to decide which outfits are lucky. I love watching the players lean against the bench during the tv timeouts. I love that I have such a great view of Ryan Miller’s saves from my seats. I love whooping with victory on the escalators on the way out. I love my usher. I love listening to the postgame in the car on the way home (when they win, ONLY when they win). I love having a pom-pom. I love watching the out of town scoreboard. I love watching them fist-bump Sabretooth at the end of a game. I love how Niedermayer really IS better in the playoffs. I love the responsiveness of the crowd. I love how “Let’s go Buff-a-lo” twirls around the arena. I love that all around me I can hear people saying, “I can’t handle this stress,” when really, they can. I love drinking beers faster than I ordinarily would, because I’m nervous. I love watching the other half of the arena leap to their feet a split second sooner than us when the Sabres score on that end. I love how I manage to look from the ice to the clock, from the ice to the clock, a hundred times in those last 5 seconds. I love it when Ryan Miller is the hero. I love being with Buffalonians, all of us cheering for the same thing.

I love this.

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12 Responses to “Series Score, 2-2 WOOOOOOOOOOOO!”


  1. 1 Caroline April 21, 2011 at 1:13 am

    I love the little “ding ding” sound that the ticket readers make as they scan the tickets.

    I LOVE THAT TOO! It really pumps me up when I’m walking into the arena and the atrium is echoing with those little “ding-ding” sounds!

  2. 3 Jennifer April 21, 2011 at 8:22 am

    This post almost made me cry. :)

    I love it too.

  3. 5 mikespub April 21, 2011 at 9:49 am

    I love the whole damn thing, we never would have believed this ride to be possible in December, but omigawd, ain’t it great?

  4. 7 Brian April 21, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Well said….well said

  5. 8 ToonTom April 21, 2011 at 10:27 am

    You missed one: I love how they play Rick Jeanneret’s call of the goal after the Sabres score.

  6. 9 Heather B. April 21, 2011 at 11:21 am

    Aw, I love this post, Kate.

  7. 10 Matt April 21, 2011 at 11:27 am

    I love waking up the next morning and my first conscious thought is Let’s Go, Buffalo!

  8. 11 kel April 21, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    I love the mustaches and sideburns and the team honoring Rico in such a simple and sweet way

  9. 12 Meghan April 22, 2011 at 6:30 pm

    I love the fact that I get a little teary-eyed at the beginning video at the Sabres game.


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