'"If the Sabres are not interested in doing a 3- or 4-year term deal, I am more than prepared for camp," McKee said. "And if a deal is out of reach, I have no problems signing my (qualifying offer) and hitting the unrestricted free agent market next summer."'
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'Originally selected by the New York Rangers ninth overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, Patrick recorded 149 goals and 490 assists in 1,280 career games. He also notched six goals and 32 assists in 117 career playoff games.'
'In 2003-04, Patrick still averaged nearly 19 minutes a game of ice time at age 40, but missed 27 games due to injuries. He had a plus-minus rating of plus-11 with four goals and seven assists.'
'As Buffalo's development instructor, Patrick will work with all players in the Sabres organization, including the Rochester Americans and all drafted amateur players, focusing on defensive play.'
'The Buffalo Sabres in conjunction with WGR-550 would like to offer the ability to purchase $5.50 tickets for any preseason game at HSBC Arena to any fan that registers to become a Sabres Insider prior to September 28.'
'He will stay with the Sabres as a skill development coach.'
‘Veteran Sabres defenseman James Patrick, who spent 21 years in the NHL, retired Thursday and accepted an assistant coaching position with the team.’
Cunneyworth’s coaching tenure reaches a record (Rochester D&C)