'A quick check of the numbers for Ruff's five seasons behind the Sabres' bench make it nothing short of mystifying to me how his job can be so lightly tossed about by critics who blame Ruff for the club's failure to make the playoffs last season.'
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'He has 51 goals and 110 points in three seasons with the Sabres.'
'Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. Afinogenov, celebrating his 23rd birthday, collected $800,000 last season.'
'"Max has established himself as one of the most exciting, young players in the league," Sabres General Manger Darcy Regier said in a press release. "His development over the past three seasons has been a tremendous asset to our organization as he has improved each season."'
'The Buffalo Sabres and Oxygen Sports will team up to offer the Icebreakers Program, for girls between 7 and 12 years old, which provides hockey instruction from some of the area's best coaches.'