Leafs' James van Reimsdyk closes in on Sabres goalie Ryan Miller during NHL action on Monday night in Toronto. (Michael Peake/QMI Agency)
TORONTO - They've added grit in Steve Ott and John Scott, and Cody Hodgson appears to be on the cusp of becoming an everyday front-line player in the National Hockey League.
But for the Buffalo Sabres, it will always come back to goaltender Ryan Miller until the moment the 32-year-old no longer is part of the organization.
And so it was on Monday night that Miller, who has been a pain in the butt for the Maple Leafs since he solidified his place with the Sabres in the 2005-06 season, was the backbone in Buffalo’s 2-1 victory at the Air Canada Centre.