‘“I don’t think it’s necessary to get worked up,” Miller said. “If anyone doubted what our management staff has done, they’d be crazy. They saw how things would go way ahead of the rest of the league, and a lot of teams are modeling themselves after us right now. I’m not too concerned. You can’t get all worked up over things on June 29th.”’
Archives for June 2007
The Sabres Report - June 30, 2007
‘The NHL Free Agency period begins this Sunday and it all but appears that the Sabres will lose both of their co-captains. The Sabres management policies are surely to blame, but can they salvage themselves before July 1st?’
The Sabres Report - June 29, 2007
'"We've decided we've come this far so we're going to hit the free-agent market," said Brisson. "There's no animosity with Buffalo, we just feel with free agency 48 hours away it's an exciting opportunity and Daniel and I have decided to go ahead and see what's out there. That doesn't mean we've closed the door on the Sabres."'
‘”We’ve made the decision to go to July 1 and sit down and seek all options at that point,” Briere’s agent Pat Brisson told The Associated Press on Friday.’
‘On Wednesday, the Sabres offered Briere a five-year deal worth approximately $25 million. Briere turned it down. Interestingly, it was a similar offer to the one the Briere camp (led by CAA agent Pat Brisson) had suggested to Sabres management last summer before the sides went to arbitration. It’s just more proof that timing is everything, eh?’