BUFFALO – It happened every time Ville Leino touched the puck, whether the Sabres center was 10 feet from the net or in another zone.
The 18,804 fans inside the First Niagara Center cheered the Finn wildly throughout Sunday’s season finale, hoping he would score his first goal in his 58th appearance. Some implored him to shoot.
Alas, Leino couldn’t score, completing what was arguably the worst season ever for a Sabres forward.
“I haven’t thought about it much here,” Leino said about …