'Peters played nine games for Bodens, collecting a goal and four points while racking up 101 minutes in penalties. Surprisingly, Peters said he didn’t get into one fight — the excessive minutes spent in the box were from misconducts.'
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'The Sabres were supposed to be preparing to play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Rochester, but managing partner Larry Quinn called an 11 a.m. meeting in HSBC Arena to inform employees of the decision to terminate around 25 people.'
'Everybody will work through November and all will receive severance packages if the NHL lockout is still not solved.'
'HF: What has Buffalo told you that you want you to work on?
PG: Just kind of the overall game, my skating. Improve every aspect of my game as much as possible. Definitely my foot speed needs to get better. I think I’m improving on that the last three years.'
"As soon as Leary said that, the hat was up in flames. Holding true to his word, the sponsor wrote Leary a check for $10,000 right on the spot. Everybody in the place went nuts."
'"Get together and get it settled."'
'Sabres employees could be facing layoffs any day. Managing partner Larry Quinn said last month the front office would begin to look at possible cuts today, but Sabres executives have been reticent lately, and for good reason.'
'"Everyone has their opinion, but I think I can do it," shrugs Vanek, whose three goals and two assists helped his team to a 5-0 preseason mark. "The goal of every player in the AHL is to make an impact, because there will be coaches and GMs down here watching every game. It's a chance to show what I can do."'
'He'd be very involved with the Sabres again this season, if not for the lockout. But because NHL owners and the players' association are butting heads over a salary cap and other monetary issues, the season is on hold.'
"I always wanted to be a police officer and then I could put my criminal justice background to use," stated Paille.