Kevin Adams has signed a multi-year contract as the general manager of the Buffalo Sabers.
Adams enters his third season at the position. He served in various roles at the company for more than a decade until succeeding Jason Botterill as GM on June 16, 2020.
“Kevin’s leadership and vision over the past two seasons has been invaluable, and I have every confidence in his ability to move us forward as an organization,” Sabers owner Terry Pegula said. “Respected by players, coaches, trainers and peers in the league for the calmness with which he carries himself and the respect he gives to everyone he meets. He has also excelled in various areas within the organization. Attitudes that will help him perform at the highest level as a general manager.”
The Sabers were 32-39-11 last season and haven’t made the Stanley Cup playoffs since 2011, but are 16-9-3 in 28 games from March 2 through 2021-22, a .625 points percentage tied for 12th in the NHL behind Stanley Cup champion Colorado. With Avalanche. A core group of young players led by defensemen will return Rasmus Dahlin And Owen PowerNo. 1 pick in the 2018 and 2021 NHL drafts.
“I, along with the fans and the community, are excited to see Kevin continue to build a winning culture on and off the ice,” Pegula said. “I also appreciate his communication skills and dedication to the entire organization. I am excited to extend Kevin’s contract and have him lead the Buffalo Sabers for many more years.”
in the future Tage ThompsonFrom the St. Louis Blues Ryan O’Reilly In the year On July 1, 2018, after scoring an NHL career-high 38 goals, he agreed to a seven-year, $50 million contract (average price of $7.14 million) starting next season on August 30.
Former captain Jack Eichel In the year November 4, 2021 Traded to Vegas Golden Knights for matches Peyton Krebs And Alex clothA conditional first round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft (future Noah Ostlund) and a conditional second round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft.
“Things don’t happen overnight, so you have to be patient,” Adams said after last season. “Patience covers a lot of things. Patience can be with the team and their situation. Patience can be during contract negotiations. Patience can be with trade talks. Look at the Jack Eichel situation for example. There was a lot of it. Patience is needed there.”