'Ray's signing doesn't help the Sabres on the ice. He had five points last year – along with 200 penalty minutes. But it helps the team immensely in the community. At a time when the Sabres are struggling to stay in town, when their credibility is in question, they need a player like Ray on their roster. One that the fans love and identify with. One that cares about the city and its people.'
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'Now that Ray's new contract has been agreed upon, he can fully concentrate on his other major summer event. Aug. 24, he will marry Juliean Wigdorski from Grand Island.'
'"(Bettman) encouraged me to continue along with a possible offer for the Sabres," DuRoss said.'