MANNHEIM, Germany -- Jochen Hecht said fans in Germany had passion. Sabre fans always display their zeal. Put the group together and you get what happened this morning: hundreds of folks cheering on practice.
The Sabres' unusual skate drew the praise of Mannheim native Jochen Hecht and Sabres coach Lindy Ruff. Their audio from this morning is below. Ruff also looked ahead to Tuesday's final preseason game, which goaltender Jhonas Enroth will start.