'“James Patrick has a big influence on this team. This is a guy who really leads by example. While he may be the oldest player on the team, he certainly doesn’t act it. He’s probably in better shape than the rest of us. In fact, he’s in tremendous shape. He puts the rest of us to shame."'
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'Yet the reality is the team lost $10 million and there is a very real possibility the NHL may have a shortened season in 2004-05 because of prolonged negotiations between the league and the National Hockey League Players' Association over a collective bargaining agreement. The team's losses were about 40 percent more than what Golisano had initially projected before he bought the Sabres.'