'On top of all of that, the Sabres came dangerously close to losing budding talent Tim Connolly as a free agent when they failed to pay him his bonuses after the season. A check was sent just before a deadline that, if missed, would have made Connolly an unrestricted free agent.'
Few things could make matters worse in Buffalo
August 7, 2002 Submitted by
Via: The Sporting News