An NHL scout who has seen the Buffalo Sabres enough to realize something isn't right about this season's group was asked about their franchise goalie, Ryan Miller. Miller was yanked Monday night in the Detroit Red Wings' 5-0 win over the Sabres, Buffalo's ninth consecutive road loss.
"I don't see the fire. There's just not the same fire," the scout observed. "I don't see that in him like I did a couple years ago."
Embarrassed in front of friends and family in his home state, there was fire after the game from Miller. Plenty of it. Enough to ruin audio tape for Buffalo reporters looking to immediately put sound clips online or use on the radio.
Miller was asked the questions we're all wondering: What next? Do you blow things up in Buffalo? Do you fire the coach? Do you wipe the slate clean from top to bottom? Is there a major trade out there that can shake life into a team that desperately needs it?
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