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MONTREAL - APRIL 28: Alexander Perezhogin #42 of the Montreal Canadiens battles Kevyn Adams #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes in game four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2006 NHL playoffs on April 28, 2006 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The Hurricanes defeated the Canadiens 3-2, tying the series 2-2. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)
A person familiar with the decisions has confirmed the Buffalo Sabres have fired assistant coaches James Patrick and Kevyn Adams. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday, because the Sabres have not announced the moves. The Buffalo News first reported the firings on its website earlier in the day. The changes come two days after Ron Rolston took over as head coach. Rolston closed the season as the Sabres interim coach after Lindy Ruff was fired in February. Patrick completed his seventh season as a Sabres assistant. He rejoined his former team after a 21-season NHL career as a defenseman. Adams completed his fourth season on the Sabres staff, including the past two as an assistant. From suburban Buffalo, Adams enjoyed a 10-year NHL career as a forward.
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