'He says police don't specifically enforce the law, but if there are complaints, police will investigate.'
Archives for May 17, 2006
'“It's pretty rare you see a guy my age that hasn't played get picked on waivers,” Pominville explained. “Obviously I was disappointed, I was hoping, but once I cleared I went down with a good attitude and worked my way back up.”'
‘Because of the playoff success, Sabres managing partner Larry Quinn projects the team will have more than 11,000 full season-ticket subscribers next year. That’s nearly double the 6,200 the Sabres had when Golisano took over.’
'"I think that has something to do with it," said Ruff. "I think nobody anticipated each of our teams doing as well. I think as a coach, you always believe strongly in your team. I think that's probably why we're in the position we're in (as Jack Adams candidates), because we have exceeded a lot of the expectations that were put upon our teams early in the year."'
'Regier put out offers today to four players chosen in the 2004 draft and three from 2005. Any one of the 2004 picks that aren't signed by June 1st, must go back into the draft.'
'In the end Buffalo's a deeper team and overall a better team. It's important for the Sabres to continue to score first in the games and steal at least one of the first two games from Carolina to get home ice advantage away from the Hurricanes. This will be a tough series between two well matched teams. In the end, however, Buffalo's depth and character will prevail.'
'The two-thousand tickets for each of three homes games went on sale at 9 a.m. and were gone 17 minutes later. They ranged from 100 dollars to 200 dollars per seat.'
'The Sabres said Wednesday the tickets made available to the general public for games 3, 4 and 6 were bought up in less than 20 minutes after going on sale at 9 a.m. The majority of tickets had already been purchased by season ticket holders, leaving just a few thousand for individual ticket purchasers.'
‘”I think these guys are coming from the same place as us,” Sabres co-captain Daniel Briere said Tuesday in HSBC Arena. “Nobody picked us, nobody picked them to be among the finalists in the Eastern Conference at the beginning of the year. Everybody thought we’d be battling for the 13th spot in our conference. So I think there’s a lot of respect on both sides.”‘
‘”When I came out of the locker room in Ottawa,” Pominville said Tuesday, “I opened my cell phone and I had like 14 or 15 messages, and then five or six text messages. So I had about 20 messages. People have been calling my parents and me, so it’s pretty cool.”‘