Don Granato

Sean Malone is Returning to the Sabres Organization

Sean ‘Mugsy’ Malone is returning to the Buffalo Sabres organization after a season away with the Nashville Predators. The 26yr old center and West Seneca native was originally drafted 159th overall in the sixth round of the 2013 NHL draft. He has signed a one-year two-way contract with the Sabres to return back home. Over …
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Practice Update: Paper Moves, Pilut Returns, Four Others Cleared

It’s officially October and the Rochester Americans had a full team practice early Tuesday afternoon with 28 players on the ice. This biggest news was that Gord Dineen assumed head coaching duties this morning on an interim basis after Chris Taylor was called up to Buffalo. Don Granato is out on medical leave with pneumonia. …
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Updated: Gord Dineen Assumes Head Coaching Duties of Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres announced this morning that Assistant Coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team. While he recovers here are some temporary moves: Rochester Americans Head Coach Chris Taylor will go to Buffalo to assist the Sabres coaching staff in the interim. Current …
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