'"I think that the team now in Edmonton will be not the same like last year," Spacek said by phone from the Czech Republic. "I was there for four months, and we had a great run in the playoffs, but we barely made the playoffs. We had to get big help from San Jose and Anaheim. With what I was watching from Buffalo, I think that it's a younger team and I think it will be better for me."'
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'That's one of Regier's greatest strengths. He's committed to doing what's best for the long-term health of the franchise and, by extension, the fans. He's not about trying to win at all costs, baiting big fish with big bucks. As a result, few if any hockey departments operate with less room for error. But Regier embraces the challenge. Always has.'