Just a quick set of Sabres links for today's matinee.
Islanders A Sure Win Right? - WGR 550
Lindy Ruff's crew is 1-2 vs the Islanders this year and he said, "I warned the team Friday, I think they're a good offensive team and they have some really good, young, talented forwards."
Ruff still has staying power - The Buffalo News
There have been 157 coaching changes in the NHL since Ruff was hired. Today's HSBC Arena matinee against the New York Islanders will be Ruff's 1,038th game.
Vanek Claims His Ground; Asks Sabres Brass for More - buffalo74
Thomas Vanek is expanding his role on and off the ice.
2/11 Recap: Sundher keeps dishin'; Kassian kicks funk - SabresProspects.com
In the OHL, Zack Kassian potted the game winning goal Friday as Windsor defeated London, 5-2. The backhand wraparound goal, his 22nd of the season, ended a nine-game scoring drought.