‘But with Drew Stafford becoming the team’s most recent success story, another season seems secure, as long as the team can sign either Chris Drury or Daniel Briere. If they do, Buffalo’s top nine — for the sake of argument, let’s say Briere, Jochen Hecht, Jason Pominville, Maxim Afinogenov, Ales Kotalik, Paul Gaustad, Derek Roy, Thomas Vanek and now Stafford — will remain as good as any in the league.’
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