'The director of Canadian sales and marketing for the Buffalo Sabres is the new president of the Hamilton Bulldogs.'
Archives for August 28, 2002
'"This is a stepping stone to his dream of playing in the NHL. He was ready to go after his sophomore year. He has to face better shots and better players."'
'The Sabres and Miller talked about signing a contract most of the summer. They struck a deal just before fall classes started at Michigan State. "They had to get their (financial) affairs in order and I had to make sure this was the right thing to do," said Miller, who decided Friday to leave school.'
'Miller held a farewell news conference Tuesday at Munn Arena, a day after he finalized a hard decision to relinquish his senior season by signing a two-year contract. "They were both very appealing," Miller said of his options. "Another year with the boys and make a run for the title, that would have been great. I waited it out, but it came to a point where I had to make a decision for my career."'
It is always this way in Buffalo, always a fresh start from scratch. Always dire straits. Always a plea for more support.