'Veteran defenseman Jay McKee was the only Buffalo player not to accept. He is trying to negotiate a long-term deal. “This is not saying that the QO will not at one point still be accepted,'' McKee wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press. “We'll just wait and see where the negotiations go.'''
Sabres lock up Hecht to 3-year deal; re-sign 11 other players
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