'"This kicks it off and next week is a much fuller week," Sabres GM Darcy Regier said Wednesday. "We may have set a league record." Essentially an arbitration hearing features a club knocking down a player's worth and the agent highlighting his value before an independent arbitrator delivers a one-or two-year award no more than 48 hours later.'
It's salary arbitration time in the NHL with Briere case kicking it off Thursday
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