MONTREAL – Finding silver linings in defeats can be difficult, Ted Nolan said. But the interim Buffalo Sabres coach is beginning to see progress in his rebuilding club.
Mistakes, of course, are still part of the team’s game.
“But not as frequent as they were,” Nolan said Saturday following the Sabres’ 3-2 loss to the Canadiens before 21,273 fans inside the Bell Centre.
The hapless Sabres, losers of eight of their last nine games, outplayed the first-place Canadiens most of the night, holding …