Sabres Give Ruff Ticket To Dallas


‘Boasting a conference-best 57 points entering the game, Buffalo solidified Ruff as the Eastern Conference’s head coach at the 2007 NHL All-Star game with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday night in HSBC Arena. Needing just a point, the win guaranteed Buffalo would finish ahead of the second-place Thrashers at the All-Star deadline later next week.’