Benching surprises Vanek

Via: Buffalo News

‘”But all season long I haven’t been playing much. They’ve put me on a short leash. I didn’t have the best 40 minutes for myself, and I just got benched for it. There’s nothing you can do about it. I’m not happy about it. Obviously, I would like to go out there and redeem myself and help the team win. I think I could have helped a little bit. But it’s over now. It’s just a game of hockey. You’ve got to get over it and see what you can do (today).”‘