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Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff returned to the bench for Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.
Ruff had been sidelined for a week since suffering three broken ribs after he was hit by defenseman Jordan Leopold. He had been watching from the press box and relaying his thoughts to the assistants via a headset.
The 51-year-old Ruff is in his 14th season as the club's coach and is the winningest coach in franchise history.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff is back behind the bench for the first time in a week since breaking three ribs during a collision with a player in practice.
It’s amazing how much a week changes the feeling about your hockey team. One week ago we were entering a game against the Rangers, which we came out of with a 1-0 victory and 5 game winning streak and felt very strong about this team. We then lost in a shootout to St.Louis and didn’t feel awful about it as we got a point and let the other just slip away but coming off the performance...
The Core of the Buffalo Sabres is a reference to the players this team has been (and will continue to be) built around. Vanek, Pominville, Stafford, Roy, Gaustad, and Miller are the team’s core players. It would be hard to reference the core without discussing the architect of the core, Darcy Regier, and the team’s coach, Lindy Ruff.
Regier is the rare general manager in sports...
Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff is back behind the bench for the first time in a week since breaking three ribs during a collision with a player in practice.
Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff will return to his normal spot behind the bench on Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils.
The Sabres skated at 11:30am at First Niagara Center. They will fly to Philly this afternoon.
@billhoppenhl reports that Cody McCormick, Brad Boyes, and Robyn Regehr were not on the ice today. McCormick has an upper body injury. Boyes and Regehr? Maintenance?
Lindy Ruff's pressed "shuffle" on his line trios today. Here are the lines that skated together...
According to Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com, 5-star point guard Tyler Ennis is in the process of scheduling a visit to Louisville. Ennis’ father says he hopes his son can make it to the Yum! Center before the end of the season. The 6-2 junior point guard hails from Canada, but attend St. Benedicts Prep in Newark, NJ. He picked up a scholarship offer from Louisville over the summer...
Five-star 2013 point guard Tyler Ennis visited Syracuse last weekend, and is considering visits to Louisville and Arizona. Scout.com national analyst Brian Snow has an update.
Ville Leino spent the past two seasons hearing the cheers of Philadelphia Flyers fans. Tomorrow night he’ll find out what it’s like to be the enemy.
The Buffalo Sabres return to Philadelphia on Thursday for the first time since la...
Match-up- Devils (31-20-4 - 66 points) @ Sabres (24-25-6 - 54 points)
TV - MSG-Plus, MSG-Buffalo
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Devils lead 2-1
Last 10: New Jersey 5-3-2 / Buffalo 5-4-1
Projected starting goalies - Martin Brodeur (NJ) vs. Ryan Miller (BUF)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Buffalo - 2.38 / 2.82
New Jersey - 2.64 / 2.76
The Buffalo Sabres’ game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Feb. 11 drew the highest local television rating so far this season for a Sabres telecast. The Eas...
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