'He's still negotiating with the Sabres for a pro contract and hopes a deal is close, but he's prepared to re-enter the draft if he doesn't reach an agreement by the June 1 deadline. If he does, his stock has never been higher.'
Archives for May 23, 2003
'The Sabres Alumni team will play a benefit hockey game 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Amherst Pepsi Center. A team of doctors and pharmaceutical representatives will provide the opposition. Tickets are $7 at the door, with proceeds to benefit the Patient Library at the Kaleida Breast Cancer Center at Women's and Children's Hospital.'
'The DVD, entitled "Building a Winner," includes a message from B. Thomas Golisano, the team's new owner – "New Owner, New Era" – ticket and contact information, and three previously done highlight videos: from the team's first 10 years, the first 20 years and the 1998-99 team's run to the Stanley Cup finals.'
'The DVD entitled "Building a Winner" starts with the team's rich history, from special moments of Sabre stars like Gilbert Perreault, to the 1974-75 Stanley Cup Finals against the Philadelphia Flyers – all the teams ups and downs – all on the two hour DVD. Team officials spent 25,000 dollars putting it together. They're hoping it will pay off as ticket sales start coming in.'