'Last season Carriere served as assistant to the general manager of the Buffalo Sabres. He spent 11 seasons with the Sabres working in various capacities, primarily dealing with pro scouting, hockey operations and professional development of the Sabres' minor league club, the Rochester Americans.'
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'"We didn't get our ultimate goal – the playoffs – but after what those guys went through the year before, with the (Sabres') bankruptcy and them trading away half the team for financial reasons, it's hard to say it was anything but a successful year," Drury said.'
'Thomas Vanek, the Gophers hockey star who was drafted No. 1 by Buffalo two years ago, expects to hear this week whether the Sabres will pay him the maximum signing bonus to sign a contract. If not, Vanek will probably return to the Gophers for his junior season.'