'Forbes reports the Sabres have a valuation of $92 million, second lowest among the 30 NHL franchises and a drop of 3 percent from a year ago. The average value of an NHL team is placed at $164 million. Forbes, which compiles its annual valuation report without full knowledge of each team's financial statements, calculates the Sabres have revenues of $46 million, below the league average of $69 million.'
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'He has scored all six of his goals in the past seven games, including his first career hat trick in Wednesday's 4-0 home victory over the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.'
'"It's not what he likes. It's what I like now," Ruff said. "He likes to use the word "active. I like to stay active.' I don't want that anymore. We're trying to eliminate a lot of his puckhandling."'
'RW Pavel Bure has five goals in his past three games.'
Thats what he is known for — he gets guys to play. Heres a coach who was coach of the year, who brought a team that wasnt supposed to do anything to where he brought it. We didnt have a lot of veterans on that team who carried us. It was young guys working together every night. Any coach will tell you thats the toughest thing to do.