'"The challenge of making this financially viable is an interesting one to me," Golisano said. "It's totally different than anything I've done in the past because it's very retail-consumer oriented."'
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'The multi-year agreement includes telecommunications services and a marketing partnership that makes Choice One a sponsor of Sabres games and training camps in Rochester.'
'Can the Sabres make the jump to the playoffs? Absolutely, considering that the Eastern Conference remains the weaker of the NHL circuits and there is a high level of parity when you get past the top five teams in the conference.'
Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff will be honored with the 2003 Spirit of Compeer Award for his extensive charitable work at Compeer’s Nov. 13 dinner event, “Go One-on-One with Compeer.” The fundraiser will take place at the Buffalo Convention Center at 6:00 p.m. It features keynote speaker Jim Boeheim, head coach of the 2003 NCAA Champion Syracuse University men’s basketball team.
'Sites for the Sabres, as well as the Bandits and the arena, are being redesigned by Choice One's Web unit Choice One Online.'
'If Miller outplays Biron and Noronen over the next week, the Sabres would probably start the season with three goalies on their roster and could be forced to trade one of them.'
'Ruff stated early in training camp he would probably hold onto only seven defensemen. But with McKee now under contract and Fitzpatrick playing well, it looks like Ruff will keep one more.'
'The deal includes joint promotions and advertising. Choice One will co-sponsor regular season games and training camps held in Rochester, home of Sabres owner Thomas Golisano and the Rochester Americans, the Sabres’ minor league affiliate.
'“The month of November, we only won one game and I was frustrated, I was not focusing on the right thing,” Biron said. “In January it looked like everything was easy, like everything was hitting me. That was the result of hard work, and this year that work started three months ago.”'
‘With just over one week to go before the season officially begins, the roster is finally complete…’.