Numinen&#8217s influence felt by Sabres

Via: Olean Times Herald

‘“It’s a special time for everybody who starts their career,” the 40-year-old Numminen, announced today as the Sabres’ 2008-09 nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy following his comeback this season from open-heart surgery, said Monday after the Sabres practiced at HSBC Arena. “I just try to do the same things I always did just giving the support and confidence. I’m not going to change.”’