'The contest will be a four-round elimination where the top four finalists will compete during portions of two Sabres home games at the beginning of the season (October 11 and 13). The winner will be announced live during the Sabres game on October 19 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.'
Archives for July 2007
The Sabres Report - July 19, 2007
‘The initial entry for the contest will consist of an on-camera audition, explaining in two minutes or less why the contestant would be a unique and interesting in-game host. The winner of the contest will receive the opportunity to host 10 home games during the regular season.’
‘The Buffalo Sabres are staging their own reality show at a downtown arena near you. They are calling it their Emcee Contest, and it’s a combination of “American Idol” and “Survivor,” with the winner serving as the team’s in-game Jumbotron host for 10 games this season.’
The Sabres Report - July 18, 2007
'The Sabres can negotiate with Roy and Paetsch until their hearings begin. At arbitration, the team and players each present their case for the players’ salary. A judge determines how much the player will make.'
‘But with no changes planned on the Sabres coaching staff, he is looking elsewhere for a chance to move up to the NHL. He is under contract to the Sabres until the end of August but Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier said he has granted “more than one” team permission to speak with Cunneyworth.’
The Sabres Report - July 17, 2007
‘“They’ve got some defensemen. I’m just looking forward to proving that I can be in the lineup and hopefully good things will happen for me,” Sekera said. “Time will show. At training camp, if I play in exhibition games, we’ll see where I’m at. Hopefully, I’m ready for it.”’
‘I mean, from Drury to Briere to Vanek, this had to be one of the 10 worst negotiating jobs in the history of pro sports.’
Minority partner is suing Amerks (Rochester D&C)
‘”I had to look for better opportunities for myself but Darcy (Regier) made it clear to me that the Sabres wanted me to come back,” said Ryan “The situation was everything I was looking for. I have a great relationship with Lindy (Ruff) and Darcy so it was the right fit to go back.”‘
'Derek Roy will go in front of an arbitrator on July 27. Nathan Paetsch will have his case heard on August 2.'