NHL coach who took over the Buffalo Sabres in 2013 after serving as coach of the club's affiliate team the Rochester Americans from 2011 to 2013.
He played 3 years of hockey at Michigan Technological University.
He replaced longtime Sabres coach Lindy Ruff in the middle of the 2012-13 season.
His younger brother
He began coaching All Star winger Thomas Vanek on the Buffalo Sabres in 2013.