New Jersey NHL club fires Lindy Ruff as head coach

Lindy Ruff left his position as head coachNew Jersey Devils “, reports the press service of the NHL club.

His assistant Travis Green became the interim head coach. On March 3, New Jersey lost to Los Angeles with a score of 1:5. The team is sixth in the Capital Division standings with 64 points from 61 matches.

“Unfortunately we are not at the right level now and I had to make this decision. This was an extremely difficult conversation to have with Lindy, given our relationship with him. “He has been the right coach for the development of our young players and, above all, he is a fantastic person,” said club general manager Tom Fitzgerald.

Ruff took over New Jersey in March 2020. Under his leadership, the team failed to reach the playoffs twice and lost last season to Carolina in the second round of the Stanley Cup.

Source : MatchTV

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