'"The populace of a team's market doesn't determine its fate," he said. "It's the ownership, the management, and having a commitment to do things right. I almost don't buy into the whole small-market thing."'
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'There is absolutely no doubt this community loves the Sabres. But all the spirit in the world won't make up for the lack of paying customers.'
'Randy Cunneyworth doesn't view the offer of only a one-year contract — which he'll very likely sign this week — as a slap in the face. Instead, the Rochester Americans coach says the lack of a multi-year contract is the byproduct of the Buffalo Sabres' ownership shuffle.'