From the Star Telegram:
“We respect Lindy a lot. I think he would be a great fit for us. I don't think the deal is done, but it would be a good thing for the Dallas Stars if he is hired,” Lites added. “I don't think there is anything standing in the way of it other than getting Jim and Lindy together on money."
Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reported Thursday that Ruff was expected to be in town for a second interview with general manager Jim Nill. Given Lites' comments, that interview could just be the two sides hammering out final details of a contract. Heika confirmed with Lites that a deal isn't done just yet.
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