Why Toronto Maple Leafs Could Become a Threat to Buffalo Sabres

June 14th, 2010 by Kevin Freiheit Leave a reply »
In three years from now, the Buffalo Sabres will be a completely different team, but that could be said about any team. The Sabres have a big couple of years ahead of them that will prove whether or not they will be a contender come playoff time.

The management will likely change soon, which may not be a bad thing. Lindy Ruff had and will face criticism, regardless of what happens. Some fans complain that he can't get them far in the playoffs, while others are content that the team even got into the postseason.

If you take a look at the Toronto Maple Leafs, you will see how good of a management they have. In a few years, the entire Northeast Division may fear the Leafs. General manager Brian Burke knows what he is doing with every move he makes.

After winning the Stanley Cup with Anaheim, Burke headed to Toronto and has basically started from scratch. His first move was acquiring J.S. Giguere, who is signed through this upcoming season for six million.

Burke then took a private jet to go and see Jonas "The Monster" Gustavsson, who is currently a restricted free agent. Seeing that Dion Phaneuf wasn't happy in Calgary, Burk ...

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