'NHL insiders say Rochester-based agent Steve Bartlett, widely respected in the Buffalo area, has a good chance of taking over the GM's duties with the Sabres and that could be good news for former Senators captain Randy Cunneyworth, who is currently the coach of the Sabres' AHL affiliate in Rochester. Barlett represents Cunneyworth, making it an obvious connection.'
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'"I have a steel plate and screws in my (right) thumb. And I was once hit on the side of the head so hard that it drove my eyeball into my orbital bone. (We'll spare you the details)."'
'"(Losing) is tough," Kotalik said, "but we're trying to battle through it and trying to keep a good feeling to the end of the season."'
'"I don't want to get ahead of myself, but my expectation is that I'll be involved," Quinn said. "We're going to set the tone for very capable people who will be working there. People need to be challenged. Obviously, my style is to challenge people, and some people don't like it. That's tough."'
'"It's a great community. They're great sports fans. And just as they stepped up to support the Bills, I hope they step up to support the Sabres," he said. "I'm just looking for some quiet time after I step down."'
'"It's nice to get 20 goals against my old team," Kozlov said. "The most important thing for us is two points and to keep building for next year."'
'“For me, it was more important to get the two points than to beat Buffalo,'' Kozlov said.'
'"It's disappointing, especially the last two games," Pyatt said. "We're not getting any wins or any points, and it's disappointing. We've just got to keep working hard and hopefully, we'll get the next one."'