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Last-place-rooting Sabres fans have message to team: 'Lose!'

The Buffalo Sabres are in last place. And many of their fans are openly rooting for the standings to stay that way. "Lose!" yelled Doug Borsuk, a 10-year season-ticket holder from the upper level during a recent Sabres' home game. "Of course it's weird. But it's ultimately for them to succeed. If they're not going to make the playoffs, they might as well finish last." Though the Sabres don't ascribe to the sentiment, the down-is-up mentality has taken hold. The prime objective among fans has become for the Sabres to bottom out to get the best chance to land one of two highly touted draft prospects: OHL Erie Otters center Connor McDavid and...

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