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Sabres give coach Ruff extension through '06-07

Updated: October 11, 2005, 12:58 PM ET
Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Coach Lindy Ruff got a 1-year contract extension Tuesday from the Buffalo Sabres, off to a fine start after missing the playoffs three times in a row.

Ruff's contract is now through the 2006-07 season. The move comes after the Sabres improved to 3-1 following a 3-2 overtime victory against Pittsburgh on Monday.

Buffalo has won all three home games, the best start by the Sabres since they took five straight in Buffalo to open the 1984-85 season.

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