‘The Buffalo Sabres chose defenseman Mike Weber with the second of the team’s pair of second round selections at 57th overall.’
Archives for June 2006
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‘With the 117th pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected center Felix Schultz.’
‘With the 147th pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected defenseman Alex Biega.’
‘With the final selecation (207th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected center Benjamin Breault.’
'Persson is a decent skater with good technical skills and puck movement. He has great hockey sense and reads the play very well. Persson usually solves situations with his smarts and does not very physical. Usually quite confident and consistent in his own end, but at times he could choose the play more simple.'
'"I think it's quite safe at this point to say I'll definitely be in the UFA (unrestricted free agent) pool," McKee wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "I just don't think they are prepared to make an offer that would be considerable to keep me out of the UFA market." McKee said the Sabres have made him an offer, but declined to provide the details, saying he doesn't want to negotiate through the media.'
'"In today's game, we're looking for a player with good skating, hockey skills, hockey sense and character."'
‘”I can say there’s nothing imminent on our front. More than anything else, conversations involve very little solid trade talk. It’s a feeing-out period of the new [collective bargaining agreement] and what it means. I don’t think it’s a very mature marketplace yet, but it could formulate pretty fast.”‘
'“I wasn’t ready to come home,” says Gaustad, who played a key role as a fourth-line, defensive center in his rookie campaign. “We could taste it. We tried to hold on or find a way to win, but they pressed us. It was tough.”'
'"Yeah, that's the world I'm in," Benning said this week, noting he attended only Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final last month. "The people directly related to the team, they are always living in the day to day. My job, drafting kids, we're trying to figure out where they're going to be in three, four years."'