'Unfortunately, GM Darcy Regier hasn't traded five or six players. It leaves the Sabres with little choice with Ruff, who is running out of time. Maybe somebody else can overcome the Sabres shipping their heart and soul for Tiny Tim Connolly and Taylor Quiet, I mean, Pyatt. Meanwhile, Regier sleeps peacefully knowing the Rigases were satisfied enough to offer him a six-year deal.'
The Sabres Report - December 8, 2002