The Buffalo Sabres owner Mr. Pegula held a press conference this morning
Yesterday, Mr. Pegula (Sabres’ owner) relieved both his GM and Head Coach of them are relieved of their duty. Here was the official written statement before Pegula schedule to meet the press this morning.
“After reviewing the past season and looking at the future of our organization, Kim and I have decided to relieve General Managers Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma of their duties.” He said.
Here are a few shocking quotes from the press conference that was held this morning:
—“I was not involved in the last GM coach search, and I regret that move.” Even if he chose Pat Lafontaine to do it...
—“Our organization needs more discipline, structure & communication. This is how you win. We need to get better at that in future.”
—“Jack’s involvement is a complete fabrication. I defend Jack as his agent did. It’s not a true story.”
—Pegula on reports Dean Lombardi already interviewed for the job: “Put that in the Jack demanded his coach be fired. It’s a pure fabrication.”
—“You don’t feel you tanked?” Mr. Pegula: “No.”