'His agent, Mark Gandler, said Zhitnik is intent on exploring what other offers might be out there. “We want to see what the market is going to be like,'' said Gandler, who didn't rule out the possibility of Zhitnik returning to Buffalo.'
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'After playing on mostly an American Hockey League salary his first eight seasons, Fitzpatrick spent all of last season in the NHL earning around $375,000. He is now a restricted free agent, with the Buffalo Sabres retaining his rights by making a qualifying offer (an automatic 10 percent raise) in mid-June. ”I’m extremely happy where I am and I don’t want to go anywhere else,” Fitzpatrick said.'