Vanek

While the Bruins are waiting for Marc Savard’s medical clearance to arrive before they can decide to put the star center in the lineup, the Buffalo Sabres are now leaving the decision of whether to play in Monday’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at TD Garden up to winger Thomas Vanek.

“He knocks on my door tomorrow and says ‘I’m ready,’ he’s playing,” Ruff said today, according to the Sabres Edge blog.

Vanek has been out since Game 2 with a left leg injury. If Vanek suits up, he could be in a limited role.

“He knocks on my door tomorrow and says ‘I’m ready,’ he’s playing,” Ruff said today.