BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - It was an emotional night at the First Niagara Center. Former Head Coach Lindy Ruff made his debut in Buffalo as head coach for the visiting team, but he still felt the love from Sabres fans Monday night.
During the first commercial break, the team played a highlight video of Ruff’s time here. Afterward, fans gave him a standing ovation.
The Buffalo Sabres posted the video tribute on their website which you can watch below.
Ruff said, “You know I spent my whole life here really. A lot of good memories.”
Fans also got their first taste of the new winger Matt Moulson, and he put on a pretty good show, scoring twice for the Sabres.
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