'"I've done a lot of interviews, and I've talked about a lot of things I can bring to the table. That's why I've been offered the job in Buffalo. For me, to go back to Buffalo, an area my family really enjoyed and wants to be a part of, it's a nice situation."'
Archives for July 27, 2002
'A second-round draft pick by Winnipeg in 1981, Arniel played 11 NHL seasons with Winnipeg, Buffalo and Boston. He had 149 goals and 189 assists in 730 games.'
'While pleading with fans and sponsors to get behind the team, Bettman stressed that fans need not worry where money spent on the Sabres might end up. "The money that you spend in support of this club is not going to Adelphia and is not going to the Rigases," Bettman said. "All of the money will go to the operations of the Sabres. I want to assure people that your support of the franchise stays with the franchise."'
'Arniel, a former teammate of head coach Lindy Ruff, spent the past three years as an assistant with Manitoba of the American Hockey League.'