Two of the Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference foes completed their GM searches and announced their hires on Thursday before the media convenes in Las Vegas for the Stanley Cup Final.
— Michael Augello (@MikeInBuffalo) June 1, 2023
Following the dismissal of Kyle Dubas, the Toronto Maple Leafs appeared to zero in on former Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving as their main target. Team President Brendan Shanahan reportedly spoke to other former GMs Marc Bergevin and ex-Sabres GM Jason Botterill, but in the end they stuck with their first choice in Treliving.
The Pittsburgh Penguins had a lengthy search for a GM that included Sabres assistant GM Jason Karmanos, but their focus immediately changed after Dubas became available. The former Leafs GM was named President of Hockey Operations and will handle the general manager on an interim basis.
Sabres In Case You Missed It
- Sabres Sign Novikov To ELC, Dubas Out In Toronto
- Karmanos Gets Second Interview For Pens GM Job
- Savoie Will Play For Amerks In Calder Cup Playoffs
- Eichel Inches Closer To Cup Final
- Okposo Coming Back To Complete Unfinished Business
- Bears Even Series With Americans
- Sabres Sign Ryan Johnson To Two-Year Deal
- Amerks Collapse Late, Trail Bears 3-1 In Eastern Final
- Sabres Building Future On The Returns Of Past Failures
- Mock Drafts Have Sabres Taking American Prospects at #13
Just to make it clear maybe for someone abroad…
Legendary goalie Dominik Hasek @hasek_dominik has just collected his artifacts from the Czech Hockey Hall of Fame in Prague.
Due to economic issues the Hall of Fame si closing now. And (hopefully) be renewed somewhere else. pic.twitter.com/Fll66rNjIU
— Zdenek Janda (@zdenek_janda) May 31, 2023
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