Tis the season of giving, and in that spirit, I'd like to give a little advice to Lindy Ruff on how to get a few W's in the ledger before HSBC Arena is as vacant as our bank accounts this coming January. Since the Sabres are scoring less than Beavis and Butthead, here are a few suggestions to help the offense illuminate the red lamp with a little more regularity.
Archives for December 4, 2002
'Have scored only once in each of last four games.
'"You hear so many people say "Lindy this and Lindy that,' " Ray said. "It's not Lindy's fault. The coaches have a game plan they figure can beat another team, and it's proven that it can work. It's a matter of guys executing it. Lindy's not losing us games."'
'"I hear some things, but there is nothing I can do about it," Satan said. "If the team feels that's the right direction to go, then let it be like that. I can't control those things. I'm not even going to think about it or speculate. Whatever happens."'
It took a while but now two coaches have been whacked in the NHL in almost as many days. So who’s next? Well, logic would dictate that it’s Buffalo’s Lindy Ruff, given that the team has won just one game in its last 17 outings. But the person really feeling the pressure there is general manager Darcy Regier.’