Jason Ruff

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Jason Ruff
Born (1970-01-27) January 27, 1970 (age 47)
Kelowna, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 96th overall, 1990
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1991–2007

Jason C. Ruff (born January 27, 1970 in Kelowna, British Columbia) is a professional ice hockey player.

Ruff was the third choice, 96th overall selection of the St. Louis Blues in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. The following year he was part of the WHL East First All-Star Team.

Ruff is a graduate of the Western Hockey League, where he spent four seasons as a member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes before joining the NHL with St. Louis Blues and later Tampa Bay Lightning.

Ruff has played for the Belfast Giants since the 2001–2002 season, with one year sojourns to Ingolstadt in the DEL (2002–2003) and Kansas City Outlaws (2004–2005). He was captain of the Giants in 2003–2004 and in the 2006–2007 season he was a Player/Assistant Coach.

Ruff retired from professional ice hockey and returned to Canada in 2007 to become Assistant Coach of the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the Western Hockey League.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 69 25 22 47 109
1988–89 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 69 42 38 80 127 7 2 3 5 28
1989–90 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 72 55 64 119 114 19 9 10 19 18
1990–91 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 66 61 75 136 154 16 12 17 29 18
1990–91 Peoria Rivermen IHL 5 0 0 0 2
1991–92 Peoria Rivermen IHL 67 27 45 72 148 10 7 7 14 19
1992–93 Peoria Rivermen IHL 40 22 21 43 81
1992–93 St. Louis Blues NHL 7 2 1 3 8
1992–93 Atlanta Knights IHL 26 11 14 25 90 7 2 1 3 26
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Atlanta Knights IHL 71 24 25 49 122 14 6 17 23 41
1993–94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 6 1 2 3 2
1994–95 Atlanta Knights IHL 64 42 34 76 161 3 3 1 4 10
1995–96 Atlanta Knights IHL 59 39 33 72 135 2 0 0 0 16
1996–97 Quebec Rafales IHL 80 35 50 85 93 9 8 5 13 10
1997–98 Quebec Rafales IHL 54 21 24 45 77
1997–98 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 6 2 3 5 9 10 6 6 12 4
1998–99 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 44 13 27 40 57
1998–99 Houston Aeros IHL 1 0 0 0 0 19 5 5 10 12
1999–00 Frankfurt Lions DEL 47 19 24 43 71 4 1 0 1 2
2000–01 Frankfurt Lions DEL 49 12 24 36 61
2001–02 Belfast Giants BISL 42 17 31 48 48 6 1 5 6 38
2002–03 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 23 0 8 8 32
2003–04 Belfast Giants EIHL 53 35 51 86 134 5 1 3 4 4
2004–05 Kansas City Outlaws UHL 66 29 51 80 81
2005–06 Belfast Giants EIHL 25 10 17 27 39
2006–07 Belfast Giants EIHL 54 30 35 65 52 3 1 0 1 2
NHL totals 14 3 3 6 10

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