1. Offense needs to produce.
2. Defense needs to tighten up.
3. Goaltending needs to be strong.
No, but seriously, this team needs a win. Any win. Pretty, ugly, doesn't matter. Pretty would be better, but ugly will work, too. Very simple. I'm not sure if it's good or bad that they're playing the moribund Sabres, but again it doesn't matter. Just. Win. Baby.