'"I don't think we met our own expectations, and that was the tough part," Ruff said. "I think there's some areas defensively where we can get better."'
Archives for June 15, 2007
‘“When we got into tough situations, we addressed it usually by trying to score our way out of the situation,” said Regier, who signed a two-year extension. “It worked for the most part in the regular season. I don’t think it works that well in the playoffs. It’s very difficult to score your way out in the playoffs.”‘
‘While July 1 is the date on paper, let’s be a tad more realistic. As the deadline draws nearer the likelihood increases that Buffalo’s co-captains-in- limbo will be inclined to see what the market holds. If the Sabres haven’t wrapped up either player by, say, the end of next week, why wouldn’t Drury and Briere ride it out to the deadline, if only for curiosity’s sake?’
‘“The budget that we’re going to spend next year is more than the budget we spent this year,” Quinn said, “so all the doom and gloom and worry that we’re going to cut back is — I understand the worries, but it’s not going to happen.”’