'At some point, you have to look at coach Lindy Ruff as a source for the Sabres' position among the top teams in the conference. One reason Hasek was so effective Friday was that Ruff rested him Wednesday, giving him three days off before playing the Caps. Ruff probably won't generate enough votes to win the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year, but name a bench boss who has navigated his team more efficiently.'
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