Cup objective dashed, Sabres now face uncertain summer

Via: AP

‘Even if the cap increases this offseason, the Sabres won’t have much room to maneuver without sacrificing other parts of their roster. Briere completed a one-year, $5 million contract he received through arbitration — a decision that forced the team to release forward J.P. Dumont. Drury, meanwhile, is projected to double his $3.15 million paycheck. “We’ve got some time to discuss and think about that one,” Sabres owner Tom Golisano said. “It’s going to be a while.” And it might be a while before Buffalo sports fans embrace a group such as this.’