Ruff will accept blame if Sabres don't reach goal

Via: Buffalo News

'"It puts a target on you, but I think I have a great rapport with the players we have here now," Ruff said. "We as a staff, myself included, we have to silence the critics. That's the way I look at it. If we don't, whatever happens, happens. We have something to prove. If we don't, we should take the blame."'