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As Paul noted, the Dallas Stars hired Lindy Ruff as their head coach, all but ensuring that Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill will defend Grand Rapids' Calder Cup championship while continuing to mentor the Red Wings' top prospects.
Blashill just happened to speak to the Grand Rapids Press's Peter J. Wallner about his status this morning, and Blashill stated the following regarding any sort of involvement with the Stars or interviews with Jim Nill:
“I had zero conversations or contact with them regarding that,” he said.
Likewise, Red Wings assistant general manager Ryan Martin said the Stars had not sought permission to speak with Blashill.
Blashill, who has two years remaining on his contract as Griffins coach, said, “I fully expect to be in Grand Rapids next year. I am really, really just focused on the progress of our players in this organization,” he said.
Blashill does want to coach in the NHL one day, but that day is not today: Continue ...
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After a lengthy search, it was announced on Friday that the Dallas Stars have hired former Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff to be the team's next head coach.
Lindy Ruff has been hired as the new coach of the Dallas Stars.
The team announced the hiring on Friday. An introductory news conference was planned for later in the day.
Ruff was fired by the Buffalo Sabres in February, in his 15th season as their coach.
It's an interesting twist for the coach who was on the other side of the Stars' only Stanley Cup championship. Ruff...
via the Star Telegram,
The Dallas Stars are in the process of hiring Lindy Ruff as the team's next head coach, Stars' president Jim Lites said at a Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday at the Colonial Country Club.
Lites said he shook Ruff's hand in Frisco as he walked to his car to head to Fort Worth, saying that barring any unforeseen circumstances...
from the Dallas Stars,
Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the team has hired Lindy Ruff as the 22nd head coach in franchise history and the seventh in Dallas Stars history.
The club will hold a press conference today (Friday, June 21) at American Airlines Center to introduce Ruff as head coach. It will take place at Noon in the interview room directly...
DALLAS (AP) -- Lindy Ruff is the new coach of the Dallas Stars, an interesting twist for the coach who was on the other side of the franchise's only Stanley Cup championship.
Ruff coached 15 seasons for the Buffalo Sabres before being fired in February, when he was the NHL's longest active-serving coach with one team.
The Stars announced Ruff's hiring Friday in a news...
On Friday, the Dallas Stars announced that they have hired Lindy Ruff to be their next head coach. Jim Lites, President and CEO of the organization, tipped off the hire to people who were eating at a luncheon in Fort Worth on Thursday, which sent social media outlets in a frenzy throughout the day. A press conference is scheduled to take place on Friday at the American Airlines Arena...
The Dallas Stars have a plethora of draft picks for the NHL 2013 Entry Draft. Four of their draft picks are in the first two rounds. The possibilities with these draft picks are extraordinary for what seems to be one of the strongest draft pools in recent years. The Stars have options with what they want to do. They could use some picks to trade up, or possibly trade down to gain...
The past few weeks since the firing of Glen Gulutzan have led to Stars fans being curious about who will be the next head coach. Some speculated Alain Vigneault; some were hoping that Tippett would return to Dallas. My personal choice was John Tortorella, but several fans will be ecstatic to know that he did not end up becoming the new head coach of the Dallas Stars.
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Just over four months after he was released by the Buffalo Sabres, Lindy Ruff is now back behind the bench.
The man who spent 15 years as the head coach in Buffalo has signed on to take the same position with the Dallas Stars. Yes, the same stars team that robbed Ruff of a championship 14 years ago in the most controversial Stanley Cup Final finish of all time...
WGRZ is streaming the Ruff press conference, watch below... Continue reading "Streaming- Lindy Ruff Press Conference"
Reports of Lindy Ruff being hired to coach the Dallas Stars are a little premature. Ruff was in Frisco yesterday for a second interview with recently hired Stars general manager Jim Nill but no agreement has been reached as of yet.
Nill still wants to interview Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill, with whom he worked in the Detroit organization before Nill left to take...
The Dallas Stars have signed Travis Morin to a two-year, two-way contract. They also handed Colton Sceviour a one-year, two-way deal. Morin was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 9th Round, 263rd Overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, while at Minnesota State University, Mankato. In the 2008–09 season, Morin led the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL in points...
During his opening statement of Friday's press conference at American Airlines Center to officially introduce Lindy Ruff as the new head coach of the Dallas Stars, club general manager Jim Nill rattled off the criteria he had used in determining who would replace Glen Gulutzan behind the Dallas Bench. Here's a breakdown of those criteria and how Ruff fits each of them to...
What happens when two Albertans get together at the hockey rink?
Lindy Ruff becomes the head coach of Jim Nill's Dallas Stars.
Friends for years, Ruff and Nill will now focus their attention on building a winning team in The Big D.
Nill said in a statement:
"One of the trademarks of successful organizations is their ability to have continuity and stability for...
Darren Dreger visited NHL Live and talked Lindy Ruff and the Dallas Stars, Danny Briere, Ilya Bryzgalov, Kris Letang and Jonathan Bernier.