'Two NHL executives, attending last night's NHL awards ceremony at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, insisted the Sabres are shopping the all-star and don't plan to pick up the $9-million US option on his contract.'
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'"I want to play for a great team. I want to play for a team that has a chance to win the Stanley Cup," he said. "I want to play in the Olympics, I want to play in the NHL. I hope it's going to happen; if it won't be possible, maybe I won't play hockey anymore. But I want to play hockey and I hope we find a solution before July 1."'
'The Buffalo Sabres netminder garnered 85 points in voting. Philadelphia Flyers rookie Cechmanek had 65 and New Jersey's Martin Brodeur's earned 42. Brodeur finished runner-up to Hasek in 1997 and 1998.'