'"I know one of the things management talked about this year was getting some of the guys who are key players on the team into more of a leadership role, the guys who were coming into their prime – the Jay McKees, the Curtis Browns, Miro Satan and Chris Drury, those types of players. I've obviously viewed myself as an older player who always tried to lead by example and push younger guys and be there for them, and to get this opportunity is a great honor and I'm real excited about it."'
Archives for December 3, 2003
'The history of Sabres captaincy…'.
'"I see it as a numbers thing, but the time's got to come where I expect to play and whatnot. I can't say that if it keeps going on that I'll be the happiest person going along with it. For right now I've just got to keep working."'
'CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS…Record last 5: 0-5-0-0.'
'Also named on Wednesday were Buffalo's alternate captains. Forward J.P. Dumont will retain his "A". The other goes to forward Daniel Briere.'