'The Sabres received Edmonton's seventh-round pick in next year's draft in exchange for Hejda. Buffalo's fourth-round pick in the 2003 draft, the 28-year-old Hejda is unsigned and has spent his entire career playing in Europe.'
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'Peters, Buffalo’s second round selection (34th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft has appeared in 70 regular season games, collecting two points (2+0) and 251 PIM.'
'Peters led the teams in penalty minutes for the second straight season, collecting 100.'
'Hejda, a 6’3”, 209-pound native of Prague, Czech Republic, was the Sabres’ fourth choice, 106th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.'
‘The 28-year-old defenceman has played his entire career to date in both the Czech Extraleague and the Russian Superliga. Hejda spent the 2005-06 season in Russia with Mytishi Khimik, where he scored 15 points in 50 games with 56 penalty minutes.’
‘The deal, agreed to over the weekend, marks a slight raise from Peters’ salary last season and includes a one-way clause, which means he’ll receive his NHL salary even if he’s demoted to the minors.’
'But I can't sit by quietly any longer – not while an entire community is acting as if the proposed new Sabres logo is a graver threat to mankind than North Korea's nuclear testing. Yes, the logo is hideous, a colossal disappointment to old-school Sabres fans who were hoping the organization would go back to the traditional blue-and-gold jerseys. Really, is it so much to ask for a team named "Sabres" to have a primary logo that includes swords?'