‘…a series of weekly rebroadcasts from the team’s memorable 2005-2006 season.’
Archives for August 9, 2006
'The Sabres will appear a total of eight times on the National Hockey League's U.S. TV partners, including opening night Oct. 4 when Buffalo visits the defending Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes.'
‘The Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes will play the Buffalo Sabres as part of an Oct. 4 opening night doubleheader on the channel formerly know as OLN.’
'The Buffalo Sabres will be on national broadcasts for eight games this upcoming season. Seven of them will be on OLN, with one game on NBC.'
'His approach – unmercilessy hitting anything in his path – grabbed the attention of the Sabres coaching staff and players alike.'
'"I was real anxious," Dumont said. "My stomach didn't feel right. After I said my goodbyes it was pretty emotional. I got in my car and that's when I got the phone call. I didn't want to believe it, but I was expecting it."'
'The payroll would have gone over $40 million if the Sabres had assumed Dumont's salary – and that's with Ryan Miller and Dmitri Kalinin yet to sign. Once they picked up Daniel Briere's $5 million arbitration, you knew Dumont was gone. The only question was whether they would trade him or set him free.'
Five Minutes With Mark Mancari (Amerks.com)