'"I think it helps set the tone for the series," said Ruff, 46, who has been the Sabres' coach since July 1997 and is the longest-tenured head coach in the 30-team N.H.L. "Especially when you're on the road, you don't want to get down in the first two games."'
For Third Straight Time, the Sabres Win Game 1
May 20, 2006 Submitted by
Via: New York Times