'Make no mistake about it, the Sabres have chosen to tread water for the next couple years. They know that they are not going to be Stanley Cup contenders until the economic structure of the league changes. The collective bargaining agreement expires after two more seasons. That labor war in 2004 will be ugly, but the Sabres know it's the only way they will be competitive.'
Lack of Action Shows Sabres Direction
March 20, 2002 Submitted by