‘To appreciate the Maple Leafs situation, consider the Buffalo Sabres, maybe the most salary cap-ready franchise in the NHL.’ (Submitted By: Dante)
Archives for June 2005
The Sabres Report - June 24, 2005
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.”'