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Sabres get new General Manager
Buffalo, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have a new general manager.
Tim Murray will take over the job, after seven years as Assistant G.M. for the Ottawa Senators. Before that Murray spent three years (2002-2005) as the director of player personnel for the Anaheim Ducks.
He replaces Darcy Regier, who was fired in November.
The team also announced that Craig Patrick, the longtime general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, has been hired to serve as a special assistant and advisor to the hockey department.
Patricks career executive spans more than 30 years. He comes to the Sabres after serving as a senior advisor in the Columbus Blue Jackets front office since December 2011.
Mike Catalana will have the latest on the Sabres tonight on 13WHAM News at 6.