This is how I feel trying to provoke you some days...
I hear ya, They came within a "Brett Hull" toe lenght of making it, I'm sure you know how that feels.
Panthers and Blue Jackets are ahead of Buffalo, Pitt got the last playoff spot last season by beating Buffalo and finishing with 98 points.
I will admit I don't know the roster as well as you guys but won't it be at least half or 2/3rd returning or rookies coming up?
My rodent friend, that question has been the subject of legal disputes for 240 years.