'As for Hasek, the six-time Vezina Trophy winner will walk as an unrestricted free agent if the Sabres don't pick up his $9 million option or work out some sort of trade before midnight Saturday.'
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‘The thrifty Sabres probably will keep Hasek’s rights. They then would have 3 1/2 months to work a trade before owing him a penny. NHL players draw their salaries in two-week installments in the regular season, which opens in October.’