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Database: 850 198 players
Last added: Zachary Gagnon
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 57 20 47 67
2. Teemu Hartikainen 53 28 36 64
3. Damir Zhafyarov 58 21 40 61
4. Dmitrij Jaskin 59 38 22 60
5. Stéphane Da Costa 52 27 30 57
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Staff Facts
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Age
61
Nation
Highlights
2-time Olympic Gold Medal 2
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time NHL Coach of the Year (Jack Adams Award) 1

Brothers: Brent Ruff, Marty Ruff & Randy Ruff

History
- 2020-07-09 • Named Head Coach by the New Jersey Devils
- 2017-07-10 • Named Assistant Coach by the New York Rangers
- 2013-05-12 • Named Head Coach by the Dallas Stars
- 2013-02-21 • Fired by the Buffalo Sabres (succeeded by Ron Rolston)
- 1997-07-21 • Named Head Coach by the Buffalo Sabres

Player profile of Lindy Ruff also available

Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1993-94 Florida Panthers NHL Asst. Coach
1994-95 Florida Panthers NHL Asst. Coach
1995-96 Florida Panthers NHL Asst. Coach
1996-97 Florida Panthers NHL Asst. Coach
1997-98 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
1998-99 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach Stanley Cup Finalist
1999-00 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2000-01 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2001-02 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2003-04 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2004-05 Not active as staff Due to NHL lockout
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2007-08 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
Canada WC Head Coach Silver Medalist
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
Canada OG Asst. Coach Gold Medalist
2010-11 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2012-13 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach Fired mid-season
Canada WC Head Coach
2013-14 Dallas Stars NHL Head Coach
Canada OG Asst. Coach Gold Medalist
2014-15 Dallas Stars NHL Head Coach
2015-16 Dallas Stars NHL Head Coach
2016-17 Dallas Stars NHL Head Coach
2017-18 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
2018-19 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
Canada WC Asst. Coach
2019-20 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
2020-21 New Jersey Devils NHL Head Coach
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Taber Golden Suns AJHL 60 13 33 46 112 |
Lethbridge Broncos WCHL 2 0 2 2 0 |
1977-78 Lethbridge Broncos WCHL 66 9 24 33 219 | Playoffs 8 2 8 10 4
1978-79 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 24 9 18 27 108 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres NHL 63 5 14 19 38 -2 | Playoffs 8 1 1 2 19
1980-81 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 8 18 26 121 3 | Playoffs 6 3 1 4 23
1981-82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 16 32 48 194 1 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
1982-83 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 12 17 29 130 15 | Playoffs 10 4 2 6 47
1983-84 Buffalo Sabres NHL 58 14 31 45 101 15 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 9
1984-85 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 39 13 11 24 45 -1 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 15
1985-86 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 54 20 12 32 158 8 |
1986-87 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 50 6 14 20 74 -12 |
1987-88 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 77 2 23 25 179 -9 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 23 -1
1988-89 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 63 6 11 17 86 -17 |
New York Rangers NHL 13 0 5 5 31 -6 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 17 -2
1989-90 New York Rangers NHL 56 3 6 9 80 -10 | Playoffs 8 0 3 3 12 -3
1990-91 New York Rangers NHL 14 0 1 1 27 -2 |
1991-92 Rochester Americans AHL 62 10 24 34 110 5 | Playoffs 13 0 4 4 16 -1
1992-93 San Diego Gulls IHL 81 10 32 42 100 43 | Playoffs 14 1 6 7 26 5
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