Sabres prepare to start courting free agents


‘I wondered if Regier is open to negotiating with Ryan Miller and Thomas Vanek now. He has spoken to both agents in the last couple of days. Regier said, “We’ve agreed to continue talking about the options. It’s not just us dealing with that, others are dealing with it as well. In some ways maybe we’re dealing in a little different situation than some other clubs. Some other clubs might be willing to go through the season with those players, so those are individual team and player situations.”’