'I think that no one said it better than Chris Drury, echoing Lindy Ruff's comments that you have to do things out of character to win in the playoffs. His comments were very revealing; that several of his teammates did not pay the price necessary to win in the post-season. Lindy Ruff seemed to say that this was another step for a young team. But, I would argue that this team as currently assembled won't take that next step, because they still need some changes to their roster before they can win the Cup.'
Archives for May 23, 2007
'Quinn also looked ahead to the future as he prepares to try and resign both Chris Drury and Daniel Briere this offseason. He defended the team's practice of not negotiating contracts during the season because it may look like the team is favoring one player over another. "I do think it works," Quinn said, "because unless you're prepared to do everybody you're saying to one guy you're not coming back and you are."'
'We really are living in a Hockey Nation, and Buffalo is its undisputed capital. We’re a city with Sabres Fever. Everywhere, from grocery stores to construction sites, is bursting with pride and love for our boys in blue and gold. We think of you as family. When Marty Biron was traded, we felt we were losing an old friend. When Chris Drury took that cheap shot, thousands of Western New Yorkers were literally ready to go after Chris Neil themselves. We had your back.'