Sabres give thrashing to Kovalchuk

Via: Buffalo News

‘”You look at it, he’s going to get one more opportunity to get that team back in the game, and I didn’t want to give it to him,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “We made a decision as a staff if late in the game he’s got it out there and it can be a difference in the game, we eliminate him and we eliminate his stick at the same time. Everybody in this building saw it, and everybody on our bench saw it. I don’t think you can hide that.”‘