'A Sabres spokesman said there had been no developments as of 1:30 p.m. Saturday and was not sure if the team would hold a news conference. Hasek was at his suburban Buffalo home awaiting word. The Sabres gave permission to Hasek's agent, Rich Winter, to speak on a limited basis to other teams.'
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'The Sabres also hold a club option on future Hall of Famer Dave Andreychuk. And fan favorite Rob Ray, an unrestricted free agent, is contemplating retirement, especially if he isn't brought back.'
'The Sabres yesterday made qualifying offers to center Francois Methot, the Amerks' leading scorer last season, and left winger Darren Van Oene. The procedural offers mean the team will retain their rights even if the players reject the contract proposals.'
'If the Sabres are going to deal Hasek, the best time to do so is now.'
'Rob Ray, the Buffalo Sabres all-time penalty-minutes leader, expects to become an unrestricted free agent Sunday. That doesn't mean he won't stay in Buffalo.'