'Scouts question his consistency, but Novotny is a hard worker who excels on faceoffs.'
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'And by virtue of the fact that Peca and Hasek could be dealt for the right price this weekend, the Sabres could be a candidate to, at the very least, improve its draft situation.'
'Asked if he thought the Buffalo Sabres were a Cup contender Hasek said "no comment."'
'Considering he's 20, he's a much more proven commodity than the 18-year-olds.'
'In the days leading up to today's NHL draft, the talk concerning the Buffalo Sabres hasn't been about who they'll select, but who they'll trade.'
'Unless a blockbuster deal arises, it's likely Hasek's future with the Sabres won't be determined until June 30, the deadline for the Sabres to pick up the one-year option on the All-Star goalie's contract before he's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent.'