Sabres go back to ‘school’ during NHL lockout
Having never attended college let alone taught a class, Buffalo
Sabres coach Lindy Ruff isn’t familiar with the tweed jacket dress
code favored by some professors.
So he went with the track suit. You know, he said, ”the coach’s
That’s fine, because this wasn’t a conventional course he was
Season or no season, Ruff and the 100-or-so Sabres’ employees
went back to school last month by attending ”Sabres University.”
It was a two-week series of courses to help everyone better
understand and appreciate how the entire operation works, and to
boost staff morale during the NHL lockout.
The courses ranged from ”The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media,”
to ”The Scouting Process.”
Ruff taught a class explaining how he gets his defenseman
involved in an offensive rush.