'"My mind is set already. Me and my family have already made a decision," Hasek said as the Buffalo Sabres cleaned out their lockers on Saturday morning. "But before I say anything, I want to talk to management. My mind is clear. I know what I want to do."'
Archives for May 12, 2001
'The 37-year-old Gilmour made his announcement on Saturday morning as the Sabres gathered at HSBC Arena.'
'Games six and seven are reminiscent of the failures Buffalonians have become accustomed to with their sports teams.'
'One minute, 18 seconds. The phrase might go down in Buffalo sports lore in the same category as Wide Right and No Goal.'
'As CBC's Don Cherry pointed out before the overtime, Hedberg had another advantage: He saw just about all the Sabres shots because Buffalo never put anybody in front of the net.'
'Still, the loss is heartbreaking – and will be even more so if it marked, in the worst possible way, the last games of future Hall of Famers Dominik Hasek, Doug Gilmour and Dave Andreychuk, all of them now in retirement range.'