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 was fired along with Krueger, according to The Buffalo News.
Injuries to captain Jack Eichel and a two-week pause for COVID-19 impacted the Sabres.
Amid its 0-10-2 skid, Buffalo has been outscored 37-14 over its past eight games. The Sabres host the Boston Bruins on Thursday.
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