Sabres settle with five restricted free agents

Via: Buffalo News

'In another roster development, Regier indicated dynamic winger Thomas Vanek, whom the Sabres selected with the fifth overall pick in this year's draft, will return to the University of Minnesota for his sophomore season rather than turn pro. "We feel that he could probably play in the National Hockey League this year," Regier said, "but it would be in a limited role, and in all likelihood he would be best served with the continuation of his development at the University of Minnesota."'