'Ray, 34, has spent his entire 13-year National Hockey League career with the Sabres. He is the franchise leader with 3,097 penalty minutes, the most of any player in league history with a single team.'
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'Despite seeing limited ice time, Ray appeared in 71 games last season, finishing with two goals, five points and 200 penalty minutes.'
'"Rob has been an integral part of this organization both on and off the ice for the last 13 seasons," general manager Darcy Reiger said. "We are happy to see him return for another year and look forward to him contributing this season."'
'While the goaltending prospect is curious about where he stands within the organization, he has been too busy organizing a golf outing and planning a trip to Chicago to worry about the Sabres.'
'DuRoss told News Four Sports Director Dennis Williams that he is now even more confident that he can put together the financial resources to purchase the team.'
'Even if anyone from Houston — or Portland's Paul Allen, always mentioned in the same breath with Houston — wanted to buy the Sabres, they would face a roadblock in NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, who is determined to keep the team in Buffalo.'
'Donner said he expects to learn next week how the Sabres will fill the Rochester roster. The American Hockey League holds its annual board of governors meetings in Hilton Head, S.C., and Donner said he expects to meet with Sabres officials at the same time.'