‘If Ruff, who feuded with Philadelphia coach Ken Hitchcock in the first round, was expecting his spat with Laviolette to escalate, the Carolina coach likely disappointed him. “That game’s over with,” Laviolette said. “You walk into a press conference three minutes after a buzzer blows and I was upset, I was mad … Here, let me put it this way — if our guys are diving, I hope that they go to the box.”‘
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