'Ruff, who has been the coach in Buffalo since the 1997-98 season and currently holds the longest tenure of any NHL head coach, led the Sabres to a 52-24-6 record this past season. The 52 wins were the most in franchise history.'
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‘”It’s a great honour for our team and our fans in Western New York. It’s another way of saying we’re back. The team we put on the ice gives a hell of an effort night in and night out.”‘
‘McKee went on to speak about the upcoming free agency period in the NHL and his possible return to the Buffalo Sabres. “I don’t think anyone could come up with a reason why this wouldn’t be the first place I would chose to play, because it is.” McKee would say he will wait to see what other teams are interested in him, but hopes to come back to the Sabres.’