“We are a little bit on the inexperienced side this year with only three guys returning (from last year’s gold medal team),” stated head coach, Derek Gilham, who also coaches Williamsville East and the Buffalo Saints Midget Major team. “But in a five game series, inexperience shouldn’t play a huge role.”
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'The Buffalo News has learned Satan's tenure in Buffalo – sometimes prolific, sometimes tumultuous – will end either with a discharge or a trade, maybe within a few days.'
'"It makes a big statement," McKee said. "If that's the route they choose to go, I'll just sign my (qualifying offer) for one year and be into my unrestricted free agency. But it's called a club option for a reason. So if that's what they want to do, that's their choice."'
'"There's no secret that my first full year as owner (2003-04) we lost $10 million," Golisano said. "You can't do that many more years after one. Before this new agreement, 19 of 30 teams were losing money and there was the chance of two or three teams dropping off every year. But we have a financial system now that makes every team viable."'
'Managing partner Larry Quinn has been in discussions with arena officials concerning available dates in October and November. He said the Sabres have identified one or two potential opponents, but still must be granted permission from the team before the game can be moved from HSBC Arena in Buffalo. "You'll have a good opponent," Quinn said, though he refused to say who was being considered.'
'MSG will carry the Sabres in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse markets. Rick Jeanneret will again do play-by-play and Jim Lorenz will be the analyst. Larry Quinn, managing partner for the Sabres, said pregame and postgame shows also are planned. Don't worry about conflicts with New York Rangers games, or New York Mets baseball for that matter. Rangers games are blacked out in the Rochester/Buffalo market because this is Sabres territory.'
Amerks’ Elite Hockey Camp begins this week (Amerks.com)