'It’s not just the results that create comparisons, though. It’s the way the Sabres are losing — and what they are saying about it — that links this club to one of the worst in franchise history.'
Archives for January 18, 2008
'“That falls on my shoulders,” Ruff said. “We had some different guys out there, and our approach wasn’t good. We wanted Al to shoot it, but in the situation he got too deep, he got too high, [Blair] Betts is one of their best penaltykilling [shot] blocking forwards [and he blocked a couple of shots]."'
Sabres look to end franchise-record losing streak (Sportsticker)
Atlanta Thrashers (23-22-3) at Buffalo Sabres (19-19-6) (The Sports Network)
Weekend double-dip (LetsGoSabres.com)
Play, effort improves as Amerks drop two of three (LetsGoSabres.com)
‘A lot of credit can go to Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier for building a team that could compete in the “new” NHL. Coming into the 2005-06 season, with Regier and Coach Lindy Ruff spearheading the efforts, the Sabres built a contender. But now, it appears the honeymoon is over, well over.’