Management meets the media

Via: Sabres.com

‘“Before I bought the team, I had a perception in my mind that Lindy was a good coach,” Pegula said while explaining his decision to extend Ruff. “After doing our due diligence and talking to a lot of people who had nothing to gain by saying ‘yay’ or ‘nay’ about Lindy’s abilities, I didn’t hear any negative comments about his abilities. As a matter of fact, I did receive some ‘if you think you’re going to get rid of him, can you talk to us first?’ That’s the kind of respect he has around the league.”’