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Report: Lindy Ruff will be named next head coach of NJ Devils

Report: Ruff to be named next head coach of NJ Devils
Posted at 6:52 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 18:52:16-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. [WKBW] — It appears Lindy Ruff will once again be a head coach in the NHL. According to Kevin Weekes of NHL Network, the New Jersey Devils are expected to name Ruff as their head coach.

Ruff, 60, spent 10 seasons as a player for the Sabres. He later became the Sabres head coach, and held that role for 15 seasons. While behind the Sabres bench, Ruff had a 571-432-78-84 record.

After he was relieved of his duties by the Sabres in 2013, Ruff spent four seasons in the same role with the Dallas Stars. Most recently, he was an assistant coach with the New York Rangers.