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It’s Clear New Jersey Devils Are Sticking With Lindy Ruff As Head Coach

The New Jersey Devils are sticking with head coach Lindy Ruff barring something astronomical. There was some question about the future of the head coaching position for the Devils. Some thought Ruff might be moved to the front office. The fact that the head coaching search was going slow gave hope/question that the Devils weren’t sure that the team was sticking with Ruff. The fact we’ve heard nothing to the contrary shows that it’s Lindy Ruff’s team next season.
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Devils GM Fitzgerald looking for more from coach Lindy Ruff

General manager Tom Fitzgerald hired Lindy Ruff two years ago to coach the New Jersey Devils because of his success developing young players in the NHL. While there is no doubt that Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt and Yegor Sharangovich have taken their games to new heights, Fitzgerald has told Ruff that won’t be good enough in the future.
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Should the Devils Bring Back Lindy Ruff?

Now that the dust has fully settled on the 2021-22 season for the New Jersey Devils, many fans are expecting some major changes this offseason. However, seeing as NHL contracts are guaranteed and the trade market is generally non-existent until after the Stanley Cup has been awarded, not much is expected to happen on the roster front until sometime in June. That is why one of the first big changes usually made is on the coaching front. And this Devils team has been out of the playoff race since December on route to the worst season by a Devils team by points percentage since 1985-86. That, in combination with last year’s uninspired 7th place finish in the East Division appears to make a coaching change an obvious move. So the question becomes, why does Lindy Ruff still have a job?
NEWARK, NJ
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