Ruff plays to his team's strengths


' “I take a lot of pride in the fact I've been able to survive, go on,” said Ruff, who is an exception to the NHL coaching carousel that sees so many changes each year behind the bench. “If you look at our team now, how it's changed to the level we play at now to maybe the level we were at four, five years ago, really as a coach just trying to utilize the strengths, what you have for players, utilize their strengths."'