'“I think Toni has probably been our steadiest of defenders; the most physical,” Lindy Ruff said. “He’s done a real good job penalty killing. I think his effort inside every game has been very good."'
Archives for October 31, 2007
‘The drought seems to weigh on Vanek more than the others. His $10 million salary is never far from the conversation, and several on the team have agreed Vanek is tough on himself even in the best of times. Getting blanked hardly qualifies as good fun.’
‘Soupy was the most balanced, most effective player on the ice for the Sabres through the first 10 games of the season. He leads the team in plus/minus rating, despite playing with his now third defensive partner. The Sabres would be wise to throw a lasso around this free agent-to-be.’