Kennedy had 1 goal and 2 points in 27 games for the Panthers this season. The 25-year-old has 11 goals and 29 points in 112 career games for the Sabres and Panthers.
Sullivan, 27, was playing at Worcester in the AHL this season, where he had 5 goals and 24 points in 32 games. He finished with 12 goals in each of his last two minor-league seasons, for Worcester and San Antonio.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.