'A fifth-round draft pick by Edmonton in 1993, the 28-year-old native of Slovakia leads the Sabres with nine goals and 12 assists in 23 games.'
Archives for December 9, 2002
'Satan leads the Sabres in scoring with nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points.'
‘Buffalo Sabres right wing Miroslav Satan, who had three goals and four assists in three games, was named NHL Player of the Week on Monday.’
‘To replace Hecht in the lineup, Buffalo called up forward Jason Botterill from Rochester of the American Hockey League. Botterill leads Rochester with 14 goals and is tied for the team lead with 21 points.’
'I’m a positive person, but what is good about going into the third month of the season with only 13 points in the standings?'
'Was Hamister was informally given assurances by public officials of the city, county or state that went beyond what other bidders expected? Equally important, was Hamister given financial assurances far beyond what taxpayers would knowingly agree to support in a cash strapped community?'
'The Sabres, with 19 points, have now leaped over the Atlanta Thrashers and out of the NHL basement. Now they just need to find some way back into the Northeast Division race, and it will be a stern task. Fourth-place Montreal is nine points ahead in the standings.'
'Florida Panthers GM Rick Dudley was recently in town for the Sabres game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Talk has it that he is looking at Buffalo right winger Miroslav Satan.'
The recent revelation that Mark Hamister is seeking up to $35 million in governmental aid to assist in his acquisition of the Buffalo Sabres may have been startling to some, but it really should not have been a surprise to anyone who follows the business of sport in the 21st century.
'But there are whispers around the league that Berman and Hamister are only putting up a token amount to buy the team and that the bulk of the $65-million is the assumption of debt. The governors are not expected to approve the sale at this meeting, only to ask a lot of questions.'