Ales Kotalik is on Lindy Ruff's good sideOe for now

Via: The Sabres Edge

To shamelessly borrow from comedian Dennis Miller, isn't being the best player on the Buffalo Sabres sort of like being named valedictorian in summer school? Forward Ales Kotalik recently earned Head Coach Lindy Ruff's nomination for that dubious distinction, but it also sounds as if he's considering a makeup exam. “(Kotalik) is close to our best player,” Ruff said after Saturday's 2-1 overtime victory in Ottawa, in which the rookie forward scored both goals. Dan O'Brocta writes…