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Sabres turn attention to the system - The Buffalo News
The practice days allow coach Lindy Ruff to teach the players the new quirks of his system in a way that's not possible during the free-flowing scrimmages.
Schopp: Sabres Reach Crossroads - WGR 550
Mike Schopp thinks the Sabres are about to enter a defining season for the franchise.
Kassian out to impress Sabres - The Buffalo News
Kassian has been very good, and the people in charge have noticed, and he is making a name for himself. Ruff mentioned him when rattling off a list of players he found most impressive in camp. He later used the word "dominated" when describing the physical winger's physical work around the net. Yeah, they've noticed.
Sabres' Ryan Miller ready for new season - NHL.com
Ryan Miller sits down with NHL.com to discuss his Vezina Trophy-winning season, his disappointments and his thoughts on the new season.
So Who IS Tougher, the Average Hockey Player or Football Player? - Shutdown Pair
The Twitter discussion yesterday between Thurman Thomas and Matthew Barnaby (with Mike Commodore's 2 cents) was the basis for this interesting article.
Habs' Price to booing fans: 'chill out' - CBC Sports
Carey Price has a message for Montreal Canadiens fans after he was booed at the Bell Centre on Wednesday in a 4-2 pre-season loss to the Boston Bruins — relax and chill out.
Tyler Seguin's opportunity with Bruins, more training camp notes - SI.com
When rumors were swirling over the summer that Boston was shopping Marc Savard, I contacted an assistant GM for a team that could have used an offensively gifted pivot. "Would your club be interested?" I asked.
HBO tabs Capitals/Penguins Classic for ‘Hard Knocks’-like series - Puck Daddy
Seth Rorabaugh broke the news Thursday morning that HBO will film a documentary mini-series leading up to, and during, the 2011 Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field on Jan. 1.