When reports started circulating last night that Ralph Krueger was in line to become the next head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, media members from around the hockey world (and beyond) began sharing their thoughts on social media.
Here are some of the more entertaining takes we saw:
ESPN's John Buccigross liked the hire immediately:
And then doubled down once the news was made official:
Winner, winner, chicken dinner, indeed.
Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun offered this, based on some personal experience with Krueger:
Ditto from The Athletic's Scott Burnside:
Greg Wyshynski of ESPN sees Oilers fans' feelings of loss as a positive for the Sabres, so there's that:
The Athletic's Craig Custance didn't need all 280 characters to express this opinion:
NBC Sports soccer writer Joe Prince-Wright has a few thoughts and we also get a little nugget from Wayne Gretzky in this thread. Keep in mind that Krueger has been heavily involved with the English Premier League over the past few years:
And finally, Oilers radio analyst Bob Stauffer, who always has a unique way of putting things, laid it out this way:
Opinions on the hire will keep pouring in from experts and fans alike. And remember, you can always share your take with on our social media platforms. Trust us, our social team loves receiving replies.
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