Archives for May 2009

Sabres sign Myers

‘It’s been a week like no other for Tyler Myers.’

No playoff run, sure, but some good news out of Sabres Land

‘"It’s great," Larry Quinn, managing partner and minority owner of the Sabres, told on Monday. "A 94 percent renewal in the second week in May is as good as we’ve ever seen here, even in the times when we were going to the conference finals. It shows the strong support for the team, and I think the season-ticket holders really believe they have a good deal. It’s great for us."’

Sabres sign top draft pick Myers

‘Myers posted a career-high 42 points in 58 games for the Rockets this season, and was a plus-31.’

Sabres sign 2008 first-round pick

‘Myers had five goals and 15 assists with a plus-13 rating in 22 playoff games this spring. He also finished plus-31 with nine goals and 33 assists in 58 regular-season games.’

Sabres sign Myers to three-year pact

‘”Tyler is having an outstanding year,” Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier said in a statement. “He is a big, strong player who has excellent hockey skills for a 19-year-old player. We’re glad to have him signed and look forward to his continued development both on and off the ice.”‘

Sabres sign Tyler Myers

‘Myers (6’8”, 215 lbs., 2/1/1990) is about to put the finishing touches on an incredible season, as his Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League have advanced to the Memorial Cup Championship that begins this week in Quebec.’

Bankruptcy ruling could get the Coyotes moving

‘There are so many variables, so many possibilities, that anyone predicting who wins this blood-thirsty Battle Royale might as well flip a coin. The result could have far-reaching effects that have the potential to cut into 20 percent of the Sabres’ profits, but this case is much bigger than the future of hockey in Buffalo.’

Tellqvist signs with Russian club

‘A report out of Sweden said Tellqvist signed for about $1.3 million, up from this season’s NHL salary of $800,000.’