Devils coach social dancing Ruff uncomprehensible the team’s 6-4 loss to the host Toronto Maple Leafs on Mon night following the death of his father in western North American country.

Ruff conjointly can miss the rear finish of the home-and-home series once the groups meet in New Jersey on Tues.

The Devils aforesaid Mon that Leeson Ruff died Friday at a hospital in Warburg, Alberta. He was eighty eight and had been sick.

Assistant coach Alain Nasreddine is running the team in Ruff’s absence. He control that spot in late Dec and early Gregorian calendar month when Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 and uncomprehensible 3 games.

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