Lessons of &#821706 benching serving Vanek well

Via: Buffalo News

'“It’s a learning process and I think he learned from that last year,” Daniel Briere said after Game Five. “I was very impressed with his last game in New York, the effort he put in. It was just an all-around great game on his part. And tonight he made another great play on Max’s goal. Everybody was expecting him to just drop it right when he got inside the blue line. And I think Poti expected that too. Next thing you knew he was around him and that’s when he dropped it, when everybody thought he was going to take it to the net. That’s what Thomas is all about. You never know what to expect when he’s coming down on you. And that’s one of his biggest strengths.”'