'"My family and I have loved Edmonton," Marchant said. "We're certainly going to miss it. The people there have been very gracious to us. My three children were born there. It's home to us, more so than Buffalo is now, but the writing is obviously on the wall that it's time for us to move on."'
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'Six years ago, he seemed to have positioned himself as the NHL's next great coach. Six years later, he's still waiting for his second shot.'
'Regier said the Sabres will be concentrating on landing a top-six forward more than anything else. A popular name frequently mentioned around town is Buffalonian Todd Marchant, whose contract with the Edmonton Oilers is up.'
'According to sources, Adelphia's options include putting the games on Empire and continuing the homegrown regional sports network for a year to see how things would work as cable's relationship with the sports industry changes locally and nationally. Another option would be to make a deal with a regional sports network such as YES or MSG by paying them the same subscriber fee it pays its own Empire to carry the games…A third option, which sources say might meet resistance from the Sabres, would be to put the games on a local access channel available on its systems. A fourth option would find Adelphia and Time Warner finding a creative way to make both sides happy in some sort of compromise.'
'All were offered 10-percent pay raises.'