In shortened season, a hot goalie could be difference

Via: Buffalo News

‘“That’s a school of thought for a lot of teams with their main guy,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said when asked about the steal-a-season theory. “If that guy gets on a real good roll, it can push your team ahead of another team and gain you a little space [in the standings]. Ryan is more than capable of doing that. All those guys are capable of doing it. But part of getting on that roll is playing well in front of your goaltender, too.”’