6/15/17 | 1:38PM: The Sabres have hired Phil Housley, according to Darren Dreger.
12:05PM: Scott Arniel remains in the mix to be the head coach of the Sabres, according to the Buffalo News.
Phil Housley is expected to get the job with Buffalo, but Arniel who played and was an assistant coach in Buffalo, but John Vogl writes that Arniel's candidacy "should be taken very seriously." (Buffalo News)
6/10/17 | Elliotte Friedman reports that Rangers associate coach Scott Arniel interviewed for the head coach openings in Florida and Buffalo. (Sportsnet)
Florida is hiring San Jose assistant Bob Boughner while Buffalo is reportedly waiting to hire Dan Bylsma's replacement until after the Stanley Cup Final. (Sportsnet)
Arniel spoke last summer about his hope to get another head coaching job in the NHL.
He coached 1 1/2 seasons in Columbus, going 45-60-18 from 2010 to 2012.
Arniel has been an associate coach with the Rangers since Alain Vigneault was hired.