Sabres forced to look ahead

Via: Buffalo News

'This summer is shaping up to be another difficult one. Briere, Drury and Numminen spoke in vague terms about their contract situations — the injured Zubrus was unavailable to comment after the Game Five defeat — but Mair made his intentions clear. “My hope is that I’ll be back in Buffalo,” Mair said after getting eliminated from a conference final for the third time in his career. “That’s where my heart is, and that’s where I want to be. I don’t think it’s going to be too hard to get me.”'