Lindy Ruff (b. February 17 1960 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a former National Hockey League defenseman who played for the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers and current head coach of the Buffalo Sabres.
Ruff was Buffalo's 2nd round pick (32nd overall) in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft.
His younger brother Brent was also a hockey player; he however died at the age of 16 in a bus crash near Swift Current.
|Buffalo Sabres Captains|
|Smith | Meehan | Schoenfeld | Gare | Perreault | Ruff | Foligno | Ramsey | LaFontaine | Mogilny | Peca | Audette | Barnes | Šatan | Drury | Patrick | Dumont | Brière | Drury | Tallinder | Hecht | Lydman | Rivet| Pominville | Vanek | Ott | Gionta | Eichel|
|Buffalo Sabres head coaches|
|Imlach | Crozier | Smith | Pronovost | Inglis | Bowman | Neilson | Bowman | Schoenfeld | Bowman | Ramsay | Sator | Dudley | Muckler | Nolan | Ruff|