'Promising, is an apt description because that's what Roy no relation to Patrick has shown in two months with the Sabres since being called up from the minors. In that time, the gritty, energetic player has earned a regular role as the team's third-line center, and gained league-wide attention by being selected to participate in the NHL All-Star festivities in Minneapolis this weekend.'
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'Sources told TSN that Muckler did not make a firm offer to Ray but that the Senators' GM would get back to him to let him know if the team would make him a contract offer.'
'This is Zhitnik's 10th season in Buffalo. How did he last so long? No Sabre has been ridiculed more mercilessly. He has been blamed for everything but the firehouse closings. It has been easy to rip him, easier yet to take for granted the things he does well. All he has done, year after year, is be the most durable defenseman on the team, a guy who plays against the top lines and ranks among the league leaders in ice time.'
'Hecht was on hand Tuesday at the John E. Pound Elementary school gym as part of the Sabres' donation of a couple dozen hockey sticks and pucks, two hockey nets and full goalie equipment to the city's street hockey program.'