'But like Vanek, Stafford may force the Sabres' hands by deciding to turn pro, a decision that would result in the loss of his NCAA playing eligibility. Stafford, unlike Vanek, is not likely to step into the pro's and make an impact. He would be a project much like Dan Paille but also like Paille should eventually bloom into a solid NHL player.'
Stafford and Sioux's time runs out
April 11, 2005 Submitted by