'Bettman hinted broadly in an impromptu, but carefully scripted, state-of-the-game address at the Stanley Cup Finals in Detroit that there are several teams in economic difficulty and that it's possible some might not be able to hang on until the current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires in September 2004. The Sabres certainly fit the criteria.'
Awards take back seat to meetings
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