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NHL Player Poll: Buffalo is second most dreaded road city to play in

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-05 11:52:19-05

(WKBW) — The Queen City is not getting any "BuffaLove" from visiting NHL players. According to a new NHL player poll, Buffalo is the second most "dreaded" road city to play in.

ESPN conducted and published the results on Tuesday morning. "Buffalo is brutal. I don't think anyone looks forward to going to Buffalo," a player anonymously told the cable sports company.

Another player said he doesn't look forward to playing in Buffalo because it "always feels cold and dark."

However, not all of the comments were negative. "Did a lot of guys say Buffalo? I actually like Buffalo. I get an unreal steak there every time. You really only need one good restaurant, and there's a great steakhouse there we always go to," another anonymous player said.

Winnipeg was polled as the biggest road city players dread to play in, followed by Buffalo and Edmonton. According to ESPN, 50 players took part in the poll.

The survey also polled players on such topics as best and worst visiting locker rooms, recreational drug use, and if players would want to suit up for Seattle's expansion team. You can see the results here.