'Botterill has two goals and four assists in 52 NHL games with Dallas, Atlanta and Calgary. Methot, 24, had 17 goals and 17 assists for Rochester of the AHL last season.'
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'Bassin has been quiet about the other investors, but The Buffalo News reported former Sabres captain Pat LaFontaine is interested in becoming a minority partner.'
'The Buffalo Sabres have signed forwards Jason Botterill and Francois Methot. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.'
'"I think I showed everyone what I could do last season. It's up to me to improve on that and that's what I'm going to do."'
'At the same time, the Sabres are working with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership to create a more formalized effort to garner more financial support for the team by way of corporate sponsorship and suite sales. The Partnership is using its highly successful "Buffalo Backs the Bills" initiative as the model.'