'Biron would be a perfect fit for the Flyers. He's only 25, but he's already played in close to 200 NHL games and he learned at the knee of one of the all-time greats, Dominik Hasek. Buffalo hockey people say he's bright, funny and a goalie with athleticism, style and grace. In other words, he's not Roman Cechmanek.'
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'"It seems to be a perfect fit," Leahy said. "They were looking for the best marketing guy in the AHL, that's what they basically said to me. This is Buffalo. It's not New York City. We're a small market so we've got to work a little bit harder. But on the other side … this is a hockey town."'
‘Sabres officials in Rochester last week to announce an extension of the affiliation with the Amerks said they expect to use the No. 5 overall pick in next month’s entry draft on “the best offensive player available.” Not a bad idea, particularly if he can pay more immediate dividends than several of the mostly mysterious forwards the Sabres have picked in the first round of recent drafts (LW Barrett Heisten in 1999, C Artem Kriukov in 2000, C Jiri Novotny in 2001 and LW Daniel Paille in 2002).’