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Sabres coach Ruff suffers injury at practice

Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff had to be helped off the ice during Monday's practice after colliding with Jordan Leopold.

The Sabres released the following statement:

"Buffalo Sabres Head Coach Lindy Ruff suffered three broken ribs following a collision with Sabres defenseman Jordan Leopold during the team's practice this morning at First Niagara Center. He is expected to be back tomorrow to resume his coaching responsibilities."

Buffalo starts a four-game homestand on Wednesday against the Bruins.