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.
I think everyone left it out there. Every game this season, regular season and playoffs, we played as hard as we could. We're not out of the playoffs right now because of lack of effort, and that's all that we can ask of each other.
— Predators defenseman Seth Jones after Nashville was eliminated by Chicago in Game 6 on Saturday