The Different Sabres Are the Difference Makers

Posted: 3rd November 2009 by Chris Hoy in NHL
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It may only be 12 games into the new NHL season, but you can notice the difference in these Buffalo Sabres. Looking at the roster is deceptive. There are only four different names on this yearÆs list, but they have completely re-energized this team. How? They stick to the system. Much has been made in the local media of head coach Lindy RuffÆs summer foray with the Canadian national team in terms of absorbing everything he could from coaches Mike Babcock and Jacques Lemaire, two proven winners. It is being said that, due to his proximity to two Stanley Cup-winning coaches, he had tweaked his system to adapt to the next phase of the NHL. HereÆs the part that most people donÆt realize: Ruff hasnÆt changed his system. He just found new ears. An alert observant with a good memory will rea ...

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