New Rules, New Concerns


'Despite a few questions on defense and the still unresolved goalie controversy, the Sabres looked ready to play. It appears as if coach Lindy Ruff is allowing the team to use the long breakout pass and speed game; something which will work to their advantage. Whether this will work against a big, physical team like Philadelphia remains to be seen but the Sabres appear to be committed to winning now rather than later. (Submitted By: Barnabov)