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Sabres coach Granato taken to hospital, will take medical leave from the team

Oh no. Awful news. Sending thoughts and prayers .

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This just in courtesy of the Buffalo Sabres’ official website, assistant coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with sever pneumonia and will be taking an indefinite medical leave from the team.

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Read below for the full press release of the news courtesy of the Sabres’ official website: 

Buffalo Sabres assistant coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team.
 
In the interim, Rochester Americans head coach Chris Taylor will assist the Sabres’ coaching staff while Rochester assistant coach Gord Dineen assumes head coaching duties for the Americans.  

Sabres development coach Adam Mair will also assist the Amerks’ coaching staff for the beginning of their regular season.

Obviously this is awful news for not only Granato, but the entire Sabres family. Here’s wishing him a safe and healthy recovery.