'"I think more than anything, we're going to tell the people of this community and outside this community that we need their help," Regier said. "I think from a budgetary standpoint, we can be competitive with this hockey club."'
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'"I think I made a case for the Sabres to play me on the first or second line," concluded Gratton. "We'll have to wait and see how things play out in training camp."'
'The NHL rookie salary cap is $1.1 million a season, including a signing bonus, but not performance bonuses. If he plays in Rochester, his salary would be around $55,000-$70,000, but he could still collect a large signing bonus in the $300,000-$600,000 range.'
'Money, about $2 million, would make him realize his boys will be fine without him. "If Buffalo pays him and pays him really well, then he's gone," Michigan State assistant coach Dave McAuliffe said.'