BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have announced General Manager Jason Botterill has hired two assistant general managers, Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley. Sexton will additionally serve as the AHL Rochester Americans general manager.
Sexton has worked with the Pittsburgh Penguins' scouting department for the last seven seasons. He joined the team as an assistant director of amateur scouting in 2010-11. The last two seasons he served as the team's director of amateur scouting.
Before his time with the Penguins, Sexton worked with the Ottawa Senators from 1990 to 1995 and the Florida Panthers from 2007 to 2010. He was one of the Senators' founders and was a major player in helping to bring the NHL team back to Ottawa. He worked as the club's president, chief executive officer and general manager. He served as assistant general managers for two seasons with the Panthers before being promoted to general manager in February 2009.
Greeley has spent two seasons as the New York Rangers assistant director of player personnel. His experience also includes two seasons as a Boston University associate coach, where he played a major role in the school's recruiting process. He has also spent seven seasons working with the Los Angeles Kings scouting department and has been a regional scout for the U.S. National Team Development Program.
The Sabres assistant general manager since the 2014-15 season, Mark Jakubowski, has now become the Vice President of Hockey Administration.
“Randy and I developed a positive working relationship during our time in Pittsburgh and I think his experience and insight will be advantageous for our front office,” said Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill. “In Steve, we have hired a talented hockey executive who will offer unique insight to our organization. They both have experience at all levels of the game and we think they will be valuable assets for the Buffalo Sabres moving forward.”