Rangers hire Ruff as assistant coach
NEW YORK — The New York Rangers have hired longtime NHL head coach Lindy Ruff as an assistant to Alain Vigneault.
The Rangers announced the hire Monday. The 57-year-old Ruff was a head coach for almost 19 seasons, compiling a record of 736554-78-125 with Buffalo and Dallas. He ranks fourth among head coaches in regular-season games coached.