BUFFALO – The scene could be bizarre for Thursday’s highly anticipated McEichel sweepstakes showdown between the Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes, the NHL’s two worst teams.
Would Sabres fans really cheer for the Coyotes, who have a three-point lead, inside the First Niagara Center? Would they boo a Sabres goal?
Sabres coach Ted Nolan expects the city’s blue-collar fans will appreciate his team’s effort.
“I don’t think you have to say anything to this city,” Nolan said this afternoon. “This city knows what …