Sabres fire head coach Phil Housley

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Buffalo Sabres fired head coach Phil Housley on Sunday. He spent the past two seasons as the Sabres head coach.

He is the second NHL head coach fired on Sunday. The Florida Panthers also fired head coach Bob Boughner.

In his two seasons with the team, the Sabres went 58-84-22. They missed the playoffs both seasons.

This past season, the team went 33-39-10 through 82 games. They finished sixth in the Atlantic Division with 76 points.

During his first season in 2017-18, he guided the team to a 25-45-12 in 82 games. The team ended the season 8th in the Atlantic Division with 62 points.

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