'“Given this hockey club and the years and the growth, I think it's just great for the organization,'' general manager Darcy Regier said. “A big part of this decision revolves around things like building and growing together, continuity and stability.'''
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'Financial terms were not disclosed.'
'Buffalo, though, has not made the playoffs since 2001.'
'Now in his ninth year with the Sabres, he has compiled a record of 256-244-78.'
'Terms of the agreement are not known yet but details will be coming soon. Reaction from the Sabres is expected around noon.'
'Someone needs to place the spotlight on Vanek. He refuses to do it.'
'"It was weird. We made some pretty nice plays that didn't work, and we get such a goal that's a game-winning goal. But that's hockey. You gotta work hard and get rewarded."'
'"I don't think there's ever going to be another Wayne Gretzky," Crosby said. "I'm not going to put the pressure on myself to be Wayne Gretzky. It's a compliment. Any time you can get comparisons to someone like that means you're doing something right."'
'The Sabres received 26 saves from goalie Ryan Miller, four shots and near-goals by left wing Thomas Vanek, and a go-ahead goal by center Paul Gaustad.'
‘On a night when the NHL wanted to showcase hockey’s next mega-star, Sidney Crosby, two Buffalo Sabres rookies spoiled the party.’