Devils: New Jersey Hires Ruff as Head Coach, Fitzgerald Announced as GM

The New Jersey Devils have hired Lindy Ruff as their new head coach and named Tom Fitzgerald as their general manager. The team made the announcement Thursday. Ruff obviously has years of experience in the head coaching gig and took the job over candidates like Gerard Gallant, John Stevens, and Peter Laviolette. He also tookContinue reading “Devils: New Jersey Hires Ruff as Head Coach, Fitzgerald Announced as GM”

Ruff Out as Stars Address What Went Wrong

Lindy Ruff won’t be back behind the bench of the Dallas Stars. General manager Jim Nill confirmed the news on Sunday, with Ruff’s current four-year contract set to expire after this season. It was not renewed. The Stars finished their regular season with a record of 34-37-11, good for 79 points. That’s the second lowestContinue reading “Ruff Out as Stars Address What Went Wrong”

Ales Hemsky Out Five to Six Months

Dallas Stars forward Ales Hemsky could be out for the reason after surgery to repair a torn hip labrum. The surgery was on Monday and the Stars announced that Hemsky could miss five to six months of action. The 33-year-old injured himself playing on Team Czech Republic at the World Cup of Hockey, then missedContinue reading “Ales Hemsky Out Five to Six Months”

Spezza Injury Continues Stars’ Woes

The Dallas Stars are in tough with injuries at forward, entering the week with five injured at the position with the list growing to a potential seven during Monday’s practice. The latest injury to strike the team came after centre Jason Spezza left practice, with head coach Lindy Ruff saying that he’s a question markContinue reading “Spezza Injury Continues Stars’ Woes”

Dallas Stars Hire Lindy Ruff

The Dallas Stars have announced the hiring of former Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff as their new bench boss. He’ll be the 22nd coach in franchise history. Ruff had been the coach of the Sabres since 1997, but he was fired in March of this year. He was the winningest coach in franchise history withContinue reading “Dallas Stars Hire Lindy Ruff”