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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, the Stars would sign Ruff.
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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.
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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 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.
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...
The Buffalo Sabres have signed backup goalie Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension.
Enroth was scheduled to become a restricted free agent before signing on Thursday.
Enroth had a 2.6 goals-against average and a shutout in going 4-4-2 in 12 games last season, his third in the NHL. Buffalo selected Enroth in the second round of the 2006 draft.
Overall, he has a 2.72 goals...
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...
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The heir apparent to the title of the number one goaltender in Buffalo, Jhonas Enroth, is back under contract.
Set to become a restricted free agent in July, Enroth has agreed to terms with the Sabres on a new two-year, $2.5-million contract to remain in Western New York. The new contract is nearly double, money...
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It should’ve been obvious at the time.
When Terry Pegula purchased the Buffalo Sabres in 2011, it was impossible not to get caught up in all the hype. We were swept away by the money, by the endless possibilities a billionaire and his Stanley Cup aspirations presented to a sports town desperate for relevancy.
But, in retrospect,...
The Buffalo Sabres announced today that they had signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension. During the 2012-13 season, Enroth posted career-best marks for save percentage with .919 and goals-against average with 2.60 while recording a 4-4-2 record through 12 games played. Enroth helped Team Sweden capture the gold medal in the 2013 IIHF World Championship, [...]
BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 20, 2013) --- Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension.
In the 2012-13 season, Enroth (5’10”, 166 lbs., 6/25/88) posted career-best marks for save percentage (.919) and goals-against average (2.60) while recording a 4-4-2 record through 12 games played. In his...
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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...