'"We're really going to handicapped this summer," said Sabres coach Lindy Ruff, who lectured Sunday at Roger Neilson's annual coaching clinic at the University of Windsor. "We really won't be able to do anything. We don't know what'll happen, if the league will have to step in and at what point. I think you can look at baseball for the potential problems that could lay ahead for the league."'
Archives for June 17, 2002
'Hasek never played as well as he did in 1999. Worse, he seemed to become more selfish. It wasn't about leading the Sabres to a title. It was about winning one for himself.'
'Representatives of a Western New York investment consortium met with NHL officials in recent days to talk about the possibility of acquiring the Sabres in a package that would also include HSBC Arena, the Empire Sports Network and WNSA-FM. All are owned by separate partnerships with direct ties to the Rigas family, founders of Adelphia who ran the cable company until one month ago.'