Grit and game

Via: Buffalo News

‘Connolly should have been gone at the 2008-09 trade deadline and instead was given a $1 million raise in a two-year extension. Ridiculous. He’s a primary example of the Sabres becoming enamored with the wrong players, one they kept in lieu of others with value. He’s not in my plans and I don’t want him around my collection of young players.’