Latest Lindy Ruff News

Former Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe gets the New Jersey Devils top job, source tells AP

May. 22, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Keefe is being hired as the coach of the New Jersey Devils, less than two weeks after he was fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs. A source close to the franchise confirmed the hiring in a telephone call with The Associated Press, adding the official...

Buffalo Sabres promote minor-league coach Seth Appert as assistant under Lindy Ruff

May. 13, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres promoted minor league head coach Seth Appert to serve as an assistant on newly hired Lindy Ruff's staff. The move was announced Monday, three days after the Rochester Americans were eliminated from the second round of the American Hockey...

Senators hire Travis Green as coach. Green leaves the Devils after serving in an interim role

May. 07, 2024 12:43 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have hired Travis Green as coach, signing him to a four-year contract through the 2027-28 NHL season. The team announced the move Tuesday, with Green taking over for interim coach Jacques Martin. Green most recently served as interim coach...

Lindy Ruff becomes Sabres coach again a little grayer, wiser and more motivated to restore success

Apr. 23, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Back for a second stint as Sabres coach, Lindy Ruff appeared a little grayer Tuesday, said he’s a bit wiser and sounded more motivated than ever to restore success to a franchise that’s known mostly losing during an NHL-record 13-season playoff drought. ...

New Jersey Devils forward Timo Meier has post-season surgery on his shoulder

Apr. 23, 2024 16:02 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils leading scorer Timo Meier has had elective arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder. The Devils said Meier had the surgery on Tuesday, eight days after their highly-anticipated season ended without a playoff berth. The procedure was performed by...

Sabres hire Lindy Ruff as coach. He guided Buffalo to the playoffs in 2011

Apr. 22, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lindy Ruff has some unfinished business in Buffalo. Some 11 years after being fired as the Sabres' winningest coach, and following head-coaching stops in Dallas and New Jersey, the 64-year-old Ruff is getting his old job back after being hired by the Sabres on...

Buffalo Sabres bring back Lindy Ruff as coach

Apr. 22, 2024 17:31 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres bring back Lindy Ruff as coach.

Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald says Travis Green is part of his search for a new coach

Apr. 18, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — General manager Tom Fitzgerald is looking for a new coach for the New Jersey Devils and interim skipper Travis Green remains in the running for the job. Speaking three days after the Devils ended a disappointing season by missing the playoffs, Fitzgerald said he...

Buffalo Sabres fire head coach Don Granato after extending playoff drought to 13th season

Apr. 16, 2024 17:40 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Seven months after general manager Kevyn Adams declared the Sabres’ competitive window of opportunity as being open, it slammed shut on coach Don Granato, who was fired on Tuesday. Expressing his frustration and impatience, Adams launched what now stands as...

Zibanejad, Gustafsson help Rangers beat Devils 3-1

Mar. 11, 2024 23:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad and Erik Gustafsson scored in the second period as the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night. Vincent Trocheck also scored and Jonathan Quick made 20 saves as the first-place Rangers won their second straight after losing...