'As for Pyatt, he's another youngster rushed too soon and perhaps expected to do too much. At 6-foot-4 and 227 pounds he's been touted as the next Todd Bertuzzi, but his slow development now is raising unflattering comparisons to Brad Isbister and Chris Gratton.'
Archives for April 5, 2004
'Warm and fuzzy feelings aside, Golisano said he wants to get a better handle on the team's finances. Golisano's game plan is to see the annual deficit decrease by incremental amounts to the point where the team, and its fellow operations, finish each year in the black — or close to it.'
'The Sabres didn't make the playoffs but finish up a successful season with a 37-34-7-4 with 85 points. That's 10 more wins and 13 more points than last season when they were 27-37-10-8. The noted improvement should also be noted because Buffalo played in what many consider to be the hardest division in the NHL. The Northeast Division was the only division to have all five teams above .500 and at least 85 points.'