Sabres’ Ruff fears clutching back in fashion; Not so, says NHL

Via: AP

‘”I don’t think the game is being called as tight as it was,” Ruff said Thursday. “Before, as soon as you put a stick on somebody it was a penalty. Now, you’re getting a free tug at times. You’re getting a free paw at times. … I think there’s games where the whistle has been put away.”‘