Darcy Regier Comments Part 2

Via: Sabres.com

I think that it is both. He gets to determine what he wants to do and we get to determine what we think is in the best interest of the organization and of Thomas. He can certainly make his own decision and we can make our decision. When I say ‘leaning’, we feel that he could probably play in the National Hockey League this year but it would be on a limited role, and in all likely hood he would be best served with continuing his development at the University of Minnesota.