'His future should only get better. Had it not been for the NHL labor dispute that wiped out this season, it's very likely Vanek would've already made his Sabres debut. ''He definitely would've been up there by Christmastime,'' said Americans captain Chris Taylor. ''I think he can score 30-to-40 goals in the NHL. I have no problems saying that at all.'''
Vanek completing prolific pro rookie season
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