BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Ron Rolston will serve as the interim head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, until the end of this season. Rolston is the 16th head coach in Sabres franchise history, coming from the Rochester Americans with a 63-44-17 regular-season record.
Rolston spent the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons in Rochester, after spending seven seasons as head coach with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program. Rolston was the first coach in U.S. history to lead the U.S. under 18 team to three gold medals at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Under 18 Championship.
Rolston served as head coach for the U.S. National Junior team at the IIHF U20 Championship in 2007 and 2009, with his team winning the bronze medal in 2007.
Rolston has served as an assistant coach at four NCAA Division I hockey programs, including Lake Superior State University, Clarkson University, Harvard University and Boston College. While Rolston was at Lake Superior State University, his team won two national championships.
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