Sabres Ruff is ready


‘“The challenges really are evaluating where the guys are that haven’t been playing. I know everybody’s been skating, but it’s evaluating the guys that haven’t been in that game compete. The biggest thing is those physical one on one battles, the hitting, the urgency in puck battles to win those types of situations where you don’t really get that in practice. You get a certain amount of pace, but you don’t get that 30-40 seconds where it’s really high energy and there’s some physicality involved.”’