Amerks to hold Town Hall Meeting Sept. 13th (Amerks.com)
Archives for September 2, 2005
'The Sabres will make three appearances in Rochester during their month of preseason training. They hold an open practice at Thomas Creek Arena in Fairport between 6:00PM and 9:00PM on Friday, September 23, and another the following day at the ESL Centre from 10:00AM until 1:00PM. Buffalo hosts the Minnesota Wild in an exhibition game September 30th at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial.'
'Highlights of camp include a night practice open to the public on Thursday, September 15th at HSBC Arena and a pair of open practices in Rochester.'
'Dennis was not drafted when he came to London but he came to a high-profile team carrying a reputation of being able to steal games on his own. The Buffalo Sabres surprised many by taking Dennis as a late-round pick. What the plans are for Dennis aren't clear but moves within the Sabres organization have left room for goaltenders. If he plays well, he'll stick.'
'"We have a CBA now that will go a long way in dictating how things are done. There's no waiver draft anymore; that used to be a way to sneak guys down, so to speak. It will be more difficult to get a player to the minors. We can take a year, and Rochester can do the same, to evaluate what it means to us."'