Sabres enjoying much deserved break

Via: AP

'Ruff wasn't as optimistic about Connolly when he gave his update on the team's MASH unit, saying the center — who accumulated a career-high 55 points in 63 games last season — still has a ways to go. "Could it be career threatening? The answer to that is probably yes, but we don't believe so," he said. "The doctors have indicated that they don't believe so. So you have to remain optimistic that one day the symptoms will be gone and he'll be back exercising and back at it."'