Buffalo bench boss’s longevity proves league isn’t always so Ruff

Via: Edmonton Journal

‘"I actually told Larry Quinn (the team president, who was representing Golisano) that maybe it’s time for a change … maybe the best thing to do would be to change the coach," said Ruff. "He listened to me but he disagreed. There were maybe a few players who were tired of hearing what I had to say and I was frustrated with them, but we turned it over and got a new nucleus in there and things worked out fine."’