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Lindy Ruff

Position: D/LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm) ▪ Weight: 201 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: February 17, 1960 in Warburg, Alberta
Draft: Buffalo, 2nd round (32nd overall), 1979 NHL Entry
As Coach: 17 Yrs, 624-476-178, 1426 Pts (Full Record)

Other SR Links: Coaching at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1979-80 19 BUF NHL 63 5 14 19 7 -2 38 4 1 0 0 8 6 0 77 6.5
1980-81 20 BUF NHL 65 8 18 26 9 3 121 7 1 0 2 14 4 0 97 8.2
1981-82 21 BUF NHL 79 16 32 48 18 1 194 13 3 0 6 19 12 1 183 8.7 Selke-22
1982-83 22 BUF NHL 60 12 17 29 11 15 130 10 2 0 1 14 3 0 110 10.9
1983-84 23 BUF NHL 58 14 31 45 16 15 101 11 3 0 4 27 4 0 126 11.1
1984-85 24 BUF NHL 39 13 11 24 10 -1 45 11 2 0 2 9 2 0 71 18.3
1985-86 25 BUF NHL 54 20 12 32 14 8 158 14 5 1 4 9 3 0 131 15.3
1986-87 26 BUF NHL 50 6 14 20 7 -12 74 5 0 1 1 10 4 0 95 6.3
1987-88 27 BUF NHL 77 2 23 25 7 -9 179 2 0 0 0 16 5 2 106 1.9
1988-89 28 TOT NHL 76 6 16 22 8 -23 117 6 0 0 0 14 2 0 88 6.8
1988-89 28 BUF NHL 63 6 11 17 6 -17 86 6 0 0 0 10 1 0 69 8.7
1988-89 28 NYR NHL 13 0 5 5 1 -6 31 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 19 0.0
1989-90 29 NYR NHL 56 3 6 9 3 -10 80 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 59 5.1
1990-91 30 NYR NHL 14 0 1 1 0 -2 27 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.0
10 yrs BUF NHL 608 102 183 285 106 1 1126 83 17 2 20 136 44 3 1065 9.6
3 yrs NYR NHL 83 3 12 15 5 -18 138 3 0 0 2 11 1 0 88 3.4
Career NHL 691 105 195 300 111 -17 1264 86 17 2 22 147 45 3 1153 9.1

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1979-80 19 BUF NHL 63 0.08 0.22 0.30 0.11 0.60 1.22 4 12 16 5 56 18 40 0 -2 0.6 3.4 3.9
1980-81 20 BUF NHL 65 0.12 0.28 0.40 0.14 1.86 1.49 6 14 20 7 70 14 54 1 3 -0.3 1.0 0.7
1981-82 21 BUF NHL 79 0.20 0.41 0.61 0.22 2.46 2.32 12 23 35 13 101 25 87 12 1 2.8 4.7 7.4 Selke-22
1982-83 22 BUF NHL 60 0.20 0.28 0.48 0.19 2.17 1.83 10 14 24 9 60 9 43 7 15 0.6 1.2 1.8
1983-84 23 BUF NHL 58 0.24 0.53 0.78 0.28 1.74 2.17 11 25 36 13 72 14 50 7 15 1.9 1.2 3.1
1984-85 24 BUF NHL 39 0.33 0.28 0.62 0.26 1.15 1.82 10 9 19 8 36 6 33 2 -1 1.1 0.6 1.7
1985-86 25 BUF NHL 54 0.37 0.22 0.59 0.27 2.93 2.43 16 9 25 11 58 13 44 7 8 1.5 1.0 2.5
1986-87 26 BUF NHL 50 0.12 0.28 0.40 0.14 1.48 1.90 5 12 17 6 43 7 67 19 -12 0.0 0.3 0.3
1987-88 27 BUF NHL 77 0.03 0.30 0.32 0.10 2.32 1.38 2 19 21 6 47 5 86 35 -9 0.4 3.1 3.5
1988-89 28 TOT NHL 76 0.08 0.21 0.29 0.10 1.54 1.16 5 13 18 6 54 7 97 27 -23 -0.9 0.4 -0.6
1988-89 28 BUF NHL 63 0.10 0.17 0.27 0.10 1.37 1.10 5 9 14 5 41 3 78 23 -17 -0.8 0.4 -0.4
1988-89 28 NYR NHL 13 0.00 0.38 0.38 0.10 2.38 1.46 0 4 4 1 13 4 19 4 -6 -0.1 0.0 -0.2
1989-90 29 NYR NHL 56 0.05 0.11 0.16 0.06 1.43 1.05 3 5 8 3 24 3 38 7 -10 -1.3 0.6 -0.6
1990-91 30 NYR NHL 14 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 1.93 0.71 0 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 -2 -0.2 0.6 0.3
10 yrs BUF NHL 608 0.17 0.30 0.47 0.18 1.85 1.75 81 146 227 84 584 114 582 113 1 7.7 16.8 24.6
3 yrs NYR NHL 83 0.04 0.14 0.18 0.06 1.66 1.06 3 10 13 4 39 7 61 11 -18 -1.6 1.2 -0.5
Career NHL 691 0.15 0.28 0.43 0.16 1.83 1.67 84 156 240 88 623 121 643 124 -17 6.1 18.0 24.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1979-80 19 BUF NHL 8 1 1 2 1 19 1 0 0 0
1980-81 20 BUF NHL 6 3 1 4 2 23 2 1 0 1
1981-82 21 BUF NHL 4 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0
1982-83 22 BUF NHL 10 4 2 6 3 47 4 0 0 0
1983-84 23 BUF NHL 3 1 0 1 1 -2 9 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
1984-85 24 BUF NHL 5 2 4 6 2 2 15 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
1987-88 27 BUF NHL 6 0 2 2 1 -1 23 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
1988-89 28 NYR NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -2 17 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1989-90 29 NYR NHL 8 0 3 3 1 -3 12 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Career NHL 52 11 13 24 10 -6 193 9 2 0 1 33 9.1

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1976-77 16 Taber Golden Suns AJHL 60 13 33 46 112
1976-77 16 Lethbridge Broncos WCJHL 2 0 2 2 0
1977-78 17 Lethbridge Broncos WCJHL 66 9 24 33 219
1978-79 18 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 24 9 18 27 108
1991-92 31 Rochester Americans AHL 62 10 24 34 110
1992-93 32 San Diego Gulls IHL 81 10 32 42 100
Career 1 Season AHL 62 10 24 34 110
Career 1 Season AJHL 60 13 33 46 112
Career 1 Season IHL 81 10 32 42 100
Career 2 Seasons WCJHL 68 9 26 35 219
Career 1 Season WHL 24 9 18 27 108

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1977-78 17 Lethbridge Broncos WCJHL 8 2 8 10 4
1978-79 18 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 6 0 1 1 0
1991-92 31 Rochester Americans AHL 13 0 4 4 18
1992-93 32 San Diego Gulls IHL 14 1 6 7 26
Career 1 Season AHL 13 0 4 4 18
Career 1 Season IHL 14 1 6 7 26
Career 1 Season WCJHL 8 2 8 10 4
Career 1 Season WHL 6 0 1 1 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Lindy Ruff 7.4 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.5 1.8 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 -0.6 -0.6
Pete Goegan 84.7 6.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.7 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.4
Georges Mantha 84.2 5.5 3.5 2.7 2.5 1.5 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.8
Noel Price 84.0 6.4 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0
Drake Berehowsky 83.4 6.5 5.3 3.6 3.0 2.5 2.4 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Noel Picard 82.3 7.2 4.4 4.3 3.1 2.3 1.4 1.2
Dave Pichette 82.0 6.8 4.5 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.0 0.4
Russ Anderson 81.5 5.7 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.1 1.8 1.4 0.5 0.4
Tom Reid 80.9 7.1 4.9 4.1 3.8 2.7 2.5 2.0 2.0 0.8 0.7 0.3
David Tanabe 80.7 5.3 3.7 3.5 3.2 2.4 1.5 1.1 0.7
Brian Pothier 80.6 6.8 3.5 3.0 2.6 2.2 2.0 0.5 0.4 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Lindy Ruff 7.4 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.5 1.8 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 -0.6 -0.6
Pete Goegan 84.7 6.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.7 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.4
Noel Picard 82.3 7.2 4.4 4.3 3.1 2.3 1.4 1.2
Georges Mantha 82.2 5.5 3.5 2.7 2.5 1.5 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.8
Dave Pichette 82.0 6.8 4.5 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.0 0.4
Russ Anderson 81.5 5.7 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.1 1.8 1.4 0.5 0.4
Tom Reid 80.9 7.1 4.9 4.1 3.8 2.7 2.5 2.0 2.0 0.8 0.7 0.3
David Tanabe 80.7 5.3 3.7 3.5 3.2 2.4 1.5 1.1 0.7
Brian Pothier 80.6 6.8 3.5 3.0 2.6 2.2 2.0 0.5 0.4 0.4
Ron Harris 79.3 5.4 4.3 4.1 2.8 2.5 1.7 1.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
Gilbert Delorme 79.0 6.3 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.0 2.7 2.4 1.9 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March 7, 1989: Traded to NY Rangers by Buffalo for NY Rangers' 5th round choice (Richard Smehlik) in 1990 Entry Draft, March 7, 1989.

August 24, 1992: Signed as a free agent by San Diego (IHL), August 24, 1992.

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