'"When you get two (game misconducts) back-to-back I think there was a little bit of hesitation going into corners when players had their backs turned," Ruff said. "But he's one guy who needs to set the tempo not only for his line but for his team. In the past, Vaclav's taken penalties which we call good penalties. Sometimes they're mean, sometimes they're vicious, sometimes they show no regard for the other team. Those are the ones we gotta kill off."'
The Sabres Report - November 8, 2001