Trade deadline


‘The first (and obvious) question is what the Sabres will do with defenseman Brian Campbell. Campbell will an unrestricted free agent after this season and has been in negotiations with the Sabres for months now. The latest deal, which Campbell reportedly rejected, was for three years at $5.5 or $5.75 million per season. The money, apparently, wasn’t the stumbling block there. It was the length of the deal.’