Jason Botterill | General Manager
negotiations and salary cap management. He also served as general manager of the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins from 2009-10
to 2016-17, guiding the team to two division titles and eight consecutive playoff appearances.
Botterill originally joined the Penguins as their director of hockey administration in July 2007 after serving as a scout for the Dallas Stars in
2006-07. He was later promoted to assistant general manager in 2009 before becoming the associate general manager in 2014.
A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Botterill developed a championship pedigree during his playing career. He won a gold medal as a member
of the Canadian World Junior Championship team in 1994, 1995 and 1996, and was a part of the University of Michigan’s NCAA
Championship squad in 1996. Botterill later won a Calder Cup in 2001 as a member of the St. John Flames (AHL).
Botterill played in the Sabres organization during his final three professional seasons, posting eight points (3+5) in 36 games for the Sabres
and 100 points (59+41) in 118 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL). During his eight-year playing career, the forward appeared in a
total of 88 NHL games, 270 AHL contests and 123 IHL games.
Steve Greeley is in his second season as assistant general manager for the Sabres after being named to the position in
June 2017. Among his responsibilities, Greeley oversees the team’s pro scouting staff and player development department.
Greeley joined the Sabres after spending two seasons as the assistant director of player personnel for the New York
Rangers. Before his tenure with the Rangers, Greeley spent two seasons as an associate coach at his alma mater, Boston
University, where he played a vital role in the school’s recruiting process.
Greeley also spent seven seasons (2006-07 to 2012-13) in the scouting department for the Los Angeles Kings and served as a regional scout
for the U.S. National Team Development Program from 2009 to 2012 and again from 2015 to 2017.
Jason Botterill was named the eighth general manager in Buffalo Sabres history on May 11, 2017 and enters his second
season in that role and his 13th overall as a member of NHL front offices.
Before joining the Sabres, Botterill spent 10 seasons as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ front office, where he was
integral in building the rosters of three Stanley Cup-winning teams. His most recent role was that of associate general
manager, a position he held from 2014 onward. In that role, Botterill was involved in scouting, player development, contract
Randy Sexton | Assistant General Manager
Randy Sexton returns to the Sabres for his second year as assistant general manager for the 2018-19 season. Among other
responsibilities, Sexton, a 18-year veteran of NHL front offices, will oversee the amateur scouting department and serve as
general manager of Buffalo’s AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans.
Prior to joining the Sabres, Sexton spent seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins’ scouting department after joining the
team as assistant director of amateur scouting in 2010-11, including his last two seasons as the team’s director of amateur
scouting. In this role, he oversaw the team’s amateur scouting operations in North America and Europe.
Prior to his time with the Penguins, Sexton logged several years of NHL front office experience in stints with the Ottawa Senators (1990 to
1995) and the Florida Panthers (2006 to 2010). As one of the Senators’ founders, he was instrumental in helping to bring an NHL team back
to Ottawa, eventually serving as the club’s president, chief executive officer and general manager during his time with the team. He served
as assistant general manager for the Panthers for four seasons before being promoted to general manager in February 2009.
Steve Greeley | Assistant General Manager
Mark Jakubowski | Vice President of Hockey Administration
Mark Jakubowski begins his 14th year with the Sabres and his second as vice president of hockey administration. Before
moving to his new role, Jakubowski spent seven seasons serving as assistant to the general manager and the previous
three seasons as the team’s assistant general manager.
His responsibilities include salary cap analysis, contract research relating to player negotiations and arbitrations,
managing player transfers, team roster administration, and all matters relating to compliance with the NHL Collective
Bargaining Agreement and other NHL agreements.