'This is a lousy team, and it's in an awful pickle in a browbeaten sports town. Yet McKee is in no hurry to leave Buffalo, nor his favorite hobby shop (Elmwood Magic & Novelty) behind. "If I do become a free agent," he says. "I'd hope the Sabres give me an offer no one could match. I like it here."'
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'''The only things are the colors are a little eccentric,'' Biron said. ''But I don't have to look at it all game, so I don't really care about that,'' he said.'
‘Mansouri said Golisano’s bid should be reconsidered because it is not contingent on government funding at a time when Gov. George Pataki says the state faces a $12 billion budget gap.’
'"Mistakes are being made out there in front of them, but they've come up big with key saves that have helped us. That is the key to great goaltending."'
'"You know this is a great hockey area from when I played and even years after that," said Gare, who still looks in game shape at 48. "I think when you go to the (Stanley Cup) finals in 1999 and you see that enthusiasm drop off in 2 1/2 years, it kind of breaks your heart a bit."'