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The Sabres' nine best coaching candidates to replace fired Ralph Krueger

Finally, it happened: Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams fired head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday less than 24 hours after the team lost its 12th straight game. Why it took so long is anyone's guess, but considering the team has looked downright dreadful and is poised to miss the postseason for a 10th straight year, it was definitely not unexpected.
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After firing coach Ralph Krueger, Sabres regroup vs. Bruins

Considering the current state of the Buffalo Sabres, the Boston Bruins seem to have a good opportunity to win back-to-back games for the first time in more than a month. In the wake of firing coach Ralph Krueger, the Sabres look to avoid a 13th straight defeat, and also end their recent strugglesagainst the visiting Bruins, on Thursday night.
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Kevyn Adams: Many reasons went into firing Ralph Krueger

Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams fired head coach Ralph Krueger and assistant coach Steve Smith on Wednesday with the team in a 12-game winless skid. Adams spoke at length about his decision Wednesday, and said the results haven’t been good enough. “I was trying...
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Buffalo Sabres’ Ralph Krueger Fired as Head Coach

The Buffalo Sabres have decided to fire head coach Ralph Krueger Wednesday. Assistant coach Don Granato will preside as interim head coach. The Sabres are 6-18-4 this season thanks to a 12-game losing streak that the team has been slumped into. In addition, the Sabres only have a .286 winning percentage.
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NHL rumors: Sabres open to trading ex-Devil Taylor Hall after firing coach Ralph Krueger

The Buffalo Sabres are in turmoil. They’ve lost 12 straight games, and they’re in last place in the NHL standings. Head coach Ralph Krueger was fired on Wednesday. Hall is playing in Buffalo on a one-year deal after signing as a free agent during the offseason, and he’s eligible to enter free agency again this summer. While Hall said earlier this month that he was open to staying in Buffalo beyond this season, everything appears to be on the table for Sabres GM Kevyn Adams.
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After firing Ralph Krueger, Sabres GM Kevyn Adams wants more passion

In explaining why he fired Ralph Krueger, Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams appealed to his players’ pride. Adams wanted to keep Krueger, a coach he said his players believed in and “really, really love.” The rookie GM stood by him for weeks, allowing the Sabres to implode and their losing streak to balloon to 12 games.
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Sabres fire Ralph Krueger; Granato named interim coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Firing Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday represents just the beginning of what could become Kevyn Adams' major overhaul of an overpriced, underperforming team in the midst of a 12-game skid. In laying only part of the blame on Krueger, the first-year general manager openly...
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Buffalo Sabres fire coach Ralph Krueger after 12-game skid

With their losing streak hitting 12 games, the Buffalo Sabres fired coach Ralph Krueger Wednesday. The Sabres have the fewest points in the league with 16. They sit in eighth place in the East Division, a full six points behind the Devils, who have two games in hand. New Jersey...
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What's next for the Buffalo Sabres after Ralph Krueger firing?

The Buffalo Sabres finally fired head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday, having gone 6-18-4 in this cursed season for them. That included a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, who snapped an 11-game home losing streak (0-10-1) while pushing Buffalo's losing streak to 12 games (0-10-2).
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Ralph Krueger Fired as Sabres HC After 6-22 Start to 2021 Season

The Buffalo Sabres announced Wednesday head coach Ralph Krueger has been fired following the team's 12-game losing streak. Buffalo sits at the bottom of the NHL standings with 16 points (6-18-4 record), which is six points fewer than any other team. Krueger, who was hired in May 2019, finishes his tenure with a 36-49-12 mark.
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Sabres fire head coach Ralph Krueger following team's 12th consecutive loss

After losing their 12th consecutive game on Tuesday, the Buffalo Sabres decided it was time for a change. Head coach Ralph Krueger was fired on Wednesday morning, the team announced. Replacing him on an interim basis will be Don Granato, according to Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News, and developmental coaches Matt Ellis and Dan Girardi will serve as assistant coaches.
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Adams Talks About Decision to Fire Head Coach Ralph Krueger

While some weren’t sure the Buffalo Sabres wouldn’t pull the trigger, 12-straight losses and an incredibly awful season was too much for general manager Kevyn Adams to ignore. Despite Adams and Krueger being close, the coach was relieved his duties with the organization on Wednesday. Buffalo is last in the East Division with just 16 points (6-18-4). and the Sabres finished sixth in the Atlantic Division last season. To say the least, Krueger’s tenure as the club’s head coach has not been good.
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Sabres fire Ralph Krueger as head coach

Ralph Krueger's tenure as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres is officially over. The team announced Wednesday morning that Krueger has been relived of his duties with the team after a 36-49-12 run in 97 games as head coach. According to Sportnet hockey insider Elliotte Friedman, assistant coach Don Granato...
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Sabres fire coach Ralph Krueger amid 12-game winless streak

Ralph Krueger was fired Wednesday as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres as the team’s winless streak hit 12 games, the team announced. Assistant coach Don Granato reportedly takes over as the interim coach with Buffalo last in the NHL with 16 points through 28 games. Assistant coach Steve Smith...