Amerks announce five home dates for 2005-2006 (Amerks.com)
Archives for June 2005
The Sabres Report - June 30, 2005
The Sabres Report - June 29, 2005
‘The full-day street hockey tournament will be split into eight divisions with a maximum of five and a minimum of four players per team. Participating players are required to bring sneakers, sticks, gloves, one light and one dark colored t-shirt. Goaltender and additional protective equipment is optional.’
‘The Buffalo Sabres and Dick’s Sporting Goods, today announced the 4th Annual Buffalo Sabres/Dick’s Sporting Goods Street HockeyFest has been scheduled for Sunday, August 21, 2005 outside HSBC Arena.’
Division matchups dominate Amerks’ upcoming season (Rochester D&C)
Amerks remain in North Division in 27-team AHL (Amerks.com)
Amerks Moose at Rotary Sunshine Campus Wednesday (Amerks.com)
The Sabres Report - June 28, 2005
‘”I was not a guy who made it easily as a player,” stated Dudley to reporters in 1989. “I had to work hard at it because I wasn’t as skilled as a Gil Perreault. But on the other hand, I was at one time or another virtually everything on a hockey club. At different times I was a checker, a scorer, a bozo.”’
The Sabres Report - June 24, 2005
‘To appreciate the Maple Leafs situation, consider the Buffalo Sabres, maybe the most salary cap-ready franchise in the NHL.’ (Submitted By: Dante)
The Sabres Report - June 23, 2005
‘”Things are looking very positive and we haven’t heard that in a long time,” said Sabres defenseman Jay McKee. “When you lose something for a year, something that you’re passionate about, it hurts. And to know that things are looking positive and both sides are feeling better about the way things are going, you can’t help but be real excited.”‘
'"I'm drawing the same kinds of conclusions," Golisano said. "Everybody has been pretty closed-mouthed, and that's an indication things are getting serious. Most people are being conservative with their predictions, and I fall under that category. But I am optimistic."'
'John Rigas, in particular, has neighbors and friends who defend him as a friendly, charitable and kindly old gent who never meant to deceive. The judge rejected that as a cause for leniency, rightly noting that there is little virtue in being generous with other people's money.'
'“I got a call from Scotty Bowman and he said he needed my help,” stated Crozier. “He asked me to get my stuff together and drive to Batavia (half way between Buffalo and Rochester on the New York State Thruway) and then call him. He said he would tell me which way to go, right or left.”'