Roy says he's close to signing with Sabres 'The deal could be announced by the end of the week. "I understand it's close to being done," Roy said by phone from Kitchener.' Related posts: Varada, Gilmour make up but Habs can't stand him NHL gives verbal OK to Golisano Sabres deal Golisano completing his bid for Sabres Sabres GM close to agreeing to six-year deal So close, and yet. . .