Islanders gave Sabres a tough test

Via: Olean Times Herald

'“We tightened up and didn’t want to make a mistake and that sort of hurt our play,” Ruff admitted of the tense final period. “It’s tough, you get that lead and you’re preaching let’s not make the big mistake (but) we took our foot off the accelerator and, give them credit, they saw a dog that was back on its heels and they came right after us.”'