'The Sabres exposed seven players – forwards Denis Hamel, Jeremy Adduono, Jason Botterill and Chris Taylor; defensemen Rory Fitzpatrick and Doug Houda; and Town of Tonawanda goaltender Tom Askey – but none were claimed.'
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'Golisano has put together eight to 10 local investors interested in purchasing the team and, according to Golisano, keeping it in Buffalo. The group includes banking and other interests, but beyond Golisano and Hormoz Mansouri, who owns a Town of Tonawanda engineering and architectural firm, the members' identities have been kept secret.'
'“If he truly wants to get back there (to the NHL), it’s all up to him,” Cunneyworth said. “He needs to get that hunger again.”'