Ted Nolan returns to Sabres
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Sabres fire coach, general manager
The Buffalo Sabres announced major changes in their front office staff on Wednesday that included the ouster of coach Ron Rolston and general manager Darcy Regier.
The team named former coach Ted Nolan as an interim replacement for Rolston and former Sabres player Pat LaFontaine will serve as president of team operations.
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Sabres are struggling this season with a 4 15 1 record and nine points after 20 games.
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LaFontaine will lead the search for a new general manager to replace Regier, a longtime Sabres employee. LaFontaine's administrative role is a position that was created for him. He had worked for the NHL since October as a vice president of development and community affairs.
Nolan coached the Sabres during a portion of LaFontaine's time with the team as a player. He was named coach of the year in the NHL in 1997 after guiding the Sabres to a 40 30 12 record but was fired after the season. Since 2011, Nolan has coached Latvia's national team and hehe wholesale cheap Stars jerseys china
will be behind its bench for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.