Incremental moves take Sabres’ Vanek to new level

Via: CBS Sportsline

‘Although plus-minus stats for individual players can be a bit misleading, Sabres coach Lindy Ruff says it’s a fair representation of the strides Vanek has made since last season, when he was a minus-11. “I think it’s a stat that you can use,” Ruff said. “His play away from the puck has been a lot better. It’s part of his progression.”‘