‘”We’ve got guys 23-years-old trying to do their job. It’s going to come,” Miller said. “They just need to find their way and, honestly, quit squeezing the stick.”‘
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‘”More important is that we’re playing better hockey, acting like five-man units out there. And we’re playing defense as a team now. That’s the first step.”‘
'"They’ve had a tough time." Ruff said. "We knew there were going to be players who would play in different situations. We had the Drury line with Gaustad and Kotalik, or even in the playoffs with Zubrus, who would take on the other team’s top line. Now (the Roy line) gets that duty, and they haven’t committed enough defensively, and it’s cost us."'
'I was the Sabres’ pick after Alexander Mogilny. As it turned out, we stayed in the league a lot longer than their top picks. Joel Savage went to Buffalo in the first round and Darcy Loewen went in the third. The Sabres also took Keith Carney in that draft, so they were pretty good at picking in the late rounds.'
'“He’s made a lot of good plays, but there are situations where you’re going to have to go north-south instead of east-west, and I think he understands that. It’s painful, but I think he understands. He says, ‘Well, I’m just trying to make something happen.’ Well, making something happen sometimes in those situations, it happens for the wrong team.”'
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