'"Nothing's coming from this side," McKee said. "The ball's in their court. Hearing Bill Daly's comments that he's trying to put something together that would be workable for both sides is where the small amount of optimism lies. Things certainly don't look good, and after Trevor's meetings they look terrible, possibly the worst that it's ever looked. But you just have to hold out hopes (the owners) put out one more offer that's worth looking at."'
Archives for January 25, 2005
'Whatever the case, Stafford’s performance should have the Sabres hockey department feeling good about their most recent first round selection. They may even be feeling some pride in the play of two more of their WJC participants, Clarke MacArthur and Denis Ezhov. The pair turned in solid performances of their own, with MacArthur taking home a gold medal playing for Canada and Ezhov bagging silver with the Russian team.'