Tonawanda News — Tonawanda's Kim Dabek also feels the players are just as responsible for the team’s shortcomings this year, but noted an even more radical way to send a message.
“I think the team should also have some kind of consequence, like a reduction in pay, because it’s not just one person, it’s a whole entire team,” she said.
Whichever side fans take on the decision to can Ruff, at the end of the day, the NHL is a production-based business. And fans in a city that has yet to see a Stanley Cup champion found that out yesterday.
“He’s been here what, 15 years? He hasn’t won one cup,” Amherst resident Phillip Chmiel said, supporting the firing.