Ruff Back for 13th Season

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 8, 2010 at 3:36 PM EDT

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Ruff Back for 13th Season

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 8, 2010 at 3:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - The Buffalo Sabres have picked up the one-year team option on Head Coach Lindy Ruff. The longest-tenured head coach in the NHL will return for a 13th season behind the bench.

Sabres minority owner Larry Quinn made the announcement during the team's season-ending press conference on Thursday. Quinn also stated that the club is ready to start talking about a long-term extension for both Ruff and General Manager Darcy Regier.

Eyewitness Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner was at today's press conference and will bring you more on this story tonight on Eyewitness News at 5pm and 6pm.

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