Lindy Ruff was fired Feb. 20. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Former Sabres coach Ruff to lead Canada at world championship

BUFFALO – Former Sabres coach Lindy Ruff will coach Team Canada at the upcoming world championship, TSN reported.

Ruff, who was fired Feb. 20 after 15 seasons as Sabres coach, led Canada at the 2009 world championship, winning silver.

He parlayed that into an assistant coaching position at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, where the Canadians won gold.

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