‘Although it’s difficult to judge what raises the players will receive, it’s evident that Afinogenov, who made a little over $1 million last year, Campbell ($459,900) and Tallinder ($591,800) are in for significant increases based on their contributions last season.’
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'The Sabres had some desire to re-sign him, "but other teams showed more interest at the NHL level," Janik said.'
'He played five games with the Sabres during the postseason and appeared in 10 NHL regular season contests.'
‘”Doug Janik is an experienced defenseman who, we believe, is truly knocking on the door of playing full-time in the NHL as demonstrated by his strong play during the Eastern Conference Finals this past season,” Feaster said. “He is a high character player who fits well within our team-first philosophy. This signing provides us with some much-needed depth at a very critical position, and we expect Doug to challenge for a spot on our roster at Camp.”‘
‘In the meantime Biron finds himself reading up on the daily NHL transactions and trying to figure out what it means for him. “Yes, definitely, and for two reasons,” he said while en route with his family from Buffalo to his native Quebec City. “First, because I’m in the middle of it. But two because I’m just a big hockey fan and I want to know where everybody is going. It was interesting to see Marc Denis go to Tampa and Dan Cloutier yesterday to go Los Angeles.”‘