With the Buffalo Sabres off to the worst start in franchise history, some are questioning the job security of coach Ron Rolston.
Considering Wednesday night's matchup against the stingy Boston Bruins poses a significant challenge for the offensively-inept Sabres, there's a good chance the speculation will continue.
Buffalo (1-8-1), still seeking its first home victory, clings to a shootout result over the New York Islanders on Oct. 15 as its only win.
Rolston had his interim tag removed in May after taking over for the fired Lindy Ruff in February. Buffalo is 16-19-6 under Rolston dating to Feb. 21, with seven of those victories coming in shootouts.
He has mostly deflected any talk regarding his job.
"I'm always up. You have to be positive," said Rolston, who previously served as the head coach of USA Hockey's National Team development program. "That's our job, to be positive around here and work hard every day. That's what we can control. The results will take care of themselv...