Sunday Hockey Notes

Nazem Kadri has put Maple Leafs in the running

Lindy Ruff's dismissal in Buffalo ended the longest coaching run in the NHL at 15 seasons. After making the playoffs in Ruff's first four seasons, the Sabres went just four times in his final 10 full seasons. Only six current coaches have been with their teams for at least five seasons, and consistency has been their trademark.

Compiled by Sean Smith