Sabres remove interim tag from Granato
The Buffalo Sabres have officially named Don Granato as the team’s new head coach, removing his interim tag. The team made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.
Donny’s coming back!
We have hired Don Granato as the next head coach of the Buffalo Sabres.
— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 29, 2021
Granato joined the Sabres organization as an assistant coach in 2019. He stepped in as head coach for 28 games this past season after the departure of Ralph Krueger.
Granato was one of a handful of names in the speculated discussion for the new Sabres head coach.
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