Sabres hire new assistant coach Bob Woods

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) — The Buffalo Sabres brought in a lot of players this offseason through trades, free agency, and the draft. Dan Bylsma also added an AHL championship coach to his bench.

The Sabres hired Bob Woods, longtime assistant to Bruce Boudreau, to help develop the teams young talent. Woods won Calder Cups as an assistant and head coach of the Hershey Bears.

The 48-year-old spent five seasons as an assistant with the Washington Capitals and the Anaheim Ducks prior to his last stop as head coach and general manager of Saskatoon of the WHL. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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