Sabres happy to be prepping for new season

Via: Olean Times Herald

‘“As a professional athlete, we grind this thing out every day,” Leopold said. “Yeah, (it’s) at a younger age. But as you get older things start to creep into your life you don’t really expect. To have a little bit of backing was nice. (NHLPA executive director) Don (Fehr) thought that was really important to get that for us.”’