'Vanek, who was drafted fifth overall by the Buffalo Sabres in 2003, is reportedly considering leaving school to play junior in an effort to become an NHL free agent if the Sabres don't sign him. "There's nothing definitive with his situation," said McCrimmon, who drafted Vanek in the 2001 Import Draft and still holds his rights on a special college list. "He remains in discussions with Buffalo and I really don't know any more than that."'
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