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Statement Concerning Ruff's Daughter

Wednesday, 03.22.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Statement Concerning Ruff\'s Daughter

March 22, 2006

Buffalo Sabres Director of Public Relations, Michael Gilbert released the following statement Wednesday morning concerning Madeleine Ruff's medical condition. Madeleine is the daughter of head coach Lindy Ruff.

"The Buffalo Sabres announced today that doctors performed surgery Tuesday in a Buffalo hospital on head coach Lindy Ruff's daughter, Madeleine, to remove a tumor from her brain. Madeleine is resting comfortably and recovering from surgery and everyone is looking forward to a speedy recovery. The Ruff family and the Buffalo Sabres organization thank their many fans and friends for their continued support and prayers."

"Lindy Ruff has returned to the team and will coach tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes."