'Though Ruff's current contact runs out at the end of June, he has attended all the Sabres' personnel meetings as they prepare for next month's NHL Entry Draft. The Sabres have the fifth overall selection. ''He's been involved in all of our discussions,'' said Regier about his current coach. ''He has been included in everything and will continue to be.'''
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'Under the deal, the Sabres have provided minor hockey with $100,000 spread over three years as well as home and away jerseys and socks. In exchange, minor hockey teams are required to sell tickets to Buffalo Sabres home games.'
'As an active member of the Sabres alumni, Atkinson suited up to play in games to raise money for local charities.'
'Steve Atkinson, a right wing for the Buffalo Sabres in the 1970s, died Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 54.'
'“I’ve told the Sabres if they just want to develop players, then they should look elsewhere,” Donner said Tuesday. “If they want Rochester to be competitive and if they want to join forces in a marketing partnership, then we should stay together forever.”'