Quick Hits: Sabres, Redden, Couture, Tennyson and Erat

  • Pierre LeBrun: Before hiring Tim Murray as their new GM, the Sabres interviewed 10 people in total. Bruce Garrioch: Talk is that Murray’s deal is for five years.
  • John Vogl: Sabres GM Tim Murray: “Good drafting allows you trade well, and then you use free agency to put you over the top. That’s my philosophy.”
  • David Pollak: The Sharks have put Logan Couture on the IR and recalled defenseman Matt Tennyson from the AHL.
  • Katie Carrera: Capitals Martin Erat was a healthy scratch last night.